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1955 CHESTNUT BURR 
KENT STATE UNIVERSITY 




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Don Shook, Editor in Chief 

Pat Cain, Associate Editor 

Mike Beluscak, Business Manager 

Dario Politella, Advisor 



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INDEX 

Introductory Section . . . 1-24 

The University 25-76 

Activities 77-168 

Organizations 169-252 

Athletics 253-282 

Advertising 283-297 

Index 298-304 




A circuit preacher's buggy be- 
came mired, a wheel was left 
in the mud and temper dis- 
played. Thus John Buchtel 
missed out on founding a col- 
lege on the Cuyahoga shore. 

Since its founding, Kent State 
has been an intense rival of Ak- 
ron U. They compete for a 
"wheel" in an annual football 
game. This wheel is the only 
existing remnant of John R. 
Buchtel's ill-fated trip to Kent 
to find a site for his proposed 
university. His buggy bogged 
down in the mud on Kent's 
present campus. In the excite- 
ment, Buchtel's horse broke 
away and left bits of the car- 



riage scattered here and there. 
A wheel remained thoroughly 
wedged. It was then that Buch- 
tel decided that this site would 
never do and went on to Akron 
to found Akron University. 

The wheel, found a few years 
ago during construction of a 
new building, was turned over 
to R. E. Manchester, then dean 
of men, who had it polished and 
painted for use as a trophy for 
which the grid warriors of the 
two schools could vie. 

KSU gained permanent pos- 
session of the wheel in '54 when 
one of the most intense gridiron 
rivalries among Ohio colleges 
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Since 1935, the former dean of men, Raymond 
E. Manchester has written his famed Saturday 
Letters. Saturday after Saturday his pen has 
poured forth these letters until now there are over 
750 of them written on every subject imaginable. 

There are few men who know more about Kent 
than this man who started as a math instructor, 
became Kent's first dean of men, and finally re- 
tired from the job he carried out so well. 

It is through the Saturday Letters of Dean 
Manchester and through the special copy he 
helped us prepare that the 1955 CHESTNUT 
BURR hopefully brings to you the story of Kent. 

To Dean Manchester we must express our un- 
dying thanks for the help and inspiration that he 
has given us. Much of the copy in this introduct- 
ory section is his, and behind it is a deep insight 
and a love for a great University. 

Gratefully we salute the man who played such 
an important role in the history of Kent State 
University. 

The Editor 




Time, toil and midnight oil went into the creation 
of Dean Manchester's well-known Saturday Letters. 



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A fount of inspiration to support aspirations . . . 
A door open to all with desire and determination . . 
A place featuring democracy in social living . . . 
More than bricks and mortar . . . 
An institution — Yes . . . 
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Somewhere among these reeds and lily pads Brady 
hid from the Indians for hours and hours after his 
85-mile life-or-death race from Sandusky to Kent. 



Curtain up! The scene is set in the rolling hills 
of Ohio, on the banks of the Cuyahoga river, in 
the shade of lovely trees, on a grant of land — this is 
Kent, and, there is more. Imagination! Glamour! 
Memories! Hope! Confidence! 

Did Evangeline go across our campus? Pro- 
fessor Packard drew a map and said, "Could be." 
Did Captain Brady run through the campus woods 
when escaping the Indians? A look at the map 
and one might say "Could be." Did the fairies 
dance back of Moulton Hall last June? Shorty 
found the fairy ring of toad stools. "Well?" Did 
a flying saucer hover over the drill field in Au- 
gust? Two strollers in Lilac Lane saw something. 
Did our winners at the Olympic games win be- 
cause they heard the echo of a Kent cheer? Did 
our men in service fight better because of their 
memories of campus scenes? 

Was Deacon Buctle tempted to cuss just a bit 
when he was stuck in the mud? Oh, no! Did the 
fraternity pledge, who spent the night in the cem- 
etery, make a few resolutions? No doubt! And 
what about books, plays, songs, pictures, ma- 
chines, inventions? Genius? The spark? The 
flash? Can it be that the heritage from the past, 
the environment of the present and the vision of 
the future motivate and stimulate? By all means 
yes! Because this is Kent! 



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A University carved from the wilderness with the 
strong will to survive — a great pioneering effort. 



The dress may be different but the tradition and 
spirit are typical of Kent's Campus Day. 




Yes, this is Kent. Forty-four years have passed 
since first there was a dream, a vision, a great 
shining goal. It wasn't merely a dream of land, 
bricks and stones, but one of a great school to 
serve a great people and to guide the thoughts, 
emotions and acts of all in ways leading to perma- 
nent satisfactions and enduring faith in estab- 
lished patterns of mental, moral and spiritual 
conduct. 

President McGilvery had the dream and made 
the blueprint for the ages. Each succeeding presi- 
dent has had the same dream and has added to 
the blueprint. Faculties and students had the 
dream and filled in the detail of the blueprint. Al- 
ways the same dream and always the same blue- 
print! For the ages! For the people! For the best 
in human endeavor! For creation, invention, per- 
fection and faith in eternal truth! 

Kent is in the realm of thought. Kent is in the 
emotions of the heart. Kent is in the faith of the 
soul. Kent is in the design for living. 



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Compare McGilvrey's blueprint with present-day Kent. 



Yes, there was a hope. A dream. And the only thing in the way ot it becoming a 
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Kent grew in size, spirit and standing — that could be 
felt! Kent grew with structures — that could be seen! 



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The class of 1914 was a promise of what was to come. 
They were few in number but large in future history. 



Fourty-four years — four decades and four! 
And, at the end of each decade a devastating world 
event. John McGilvery was President then. Pion- 
eer! Trail breaker! Hire a faculty! "But, there 
are no students." Send the faculty out to all 
places roundabout, to spread the word. "But, we 
have no chairs, tables, or desks." Make them! 
"But we have no books." Good teachers need no 
books. "But, we have no classrooms." Get a tent 
— a big tent. "But, how about grades and credits? 
Other schools won't recognize them?" We give 
our own credits. Teachers and students off to 
war! Keep building. They will be back. 

International exchange of students? I'm going 
to England and bring Oxford and Cambridge to 
Kent. And, Kent will go to England. See you 
later. 

President Winters (acting) January 1926 to 
September 1926. Alma growing up! Needs a 
tutor! 

President Anderson 1926-1928, Kent State col- 
lege now! Alma has a new dress (arts, college 
and style) . Must learn how to act before company. 
Walk across stage gracefully. That's how to do 
things. Goodbye, must be on my way. 



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In the beginning was the word. It grew to an 
idea, then a reality. Thanks Mr. McGilvery. 



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Kent hall presents a strong, formidable structure in 1934. It is a building that is rep- 
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The 1934 Homecoming celebration was a far cry 
from the present well-planned and organized one. 







"Where there's a will, there's a way." In spite of 
the depression, six young men managed to keep in 
school by living in a cottage on University property. 



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President Engleman 1928-1938. Alma, a big 
girl now. We must get things in order. Then, too, 
we must prepare for hard days ahead. Hard days, 
indeed! Depression! No money, no jobs, no gad- 
ding about! Morning and evening prayers! Bet- 
ter days coming! And, come they did, bringing 
buildings, a new college, a new degree and a new 
name. Kent State University. President McGil- 
very back. Still plugging and slugging and sing- 
ing the hit tune — "Don't Fence Me In." Years 
take toll. President Engleman says, "I must rest 
for awhile, but I shall always be near for help and 
advice." 

President Leebrick 1938-1943. A new Univer- 
sity! Seeking a place among the nation's best! 
Dynamic! Decisive! War! All out for victory! 
Everyone doing a job! Bring the army to the 
campus! No time to fritter away! I'm going to 
join up! Goodbye and good luck! 

President Clark (acting) 1943-1944. It isn't 
easy to be called out of the classroom to sit in the 
president's chair. Quick adjustment to new situ- 
ations! Ability and courage to defer judgment. 
Keeping roads to the future open! Hats off to the 
man who accepted a task and successfully com- 
pleted it. 



The flag went up on I wo Jima. Kent's hopes too, 
took a rise. The end of the war was the begin- 
ning of a huge University expansion program. 




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President Bowman 1944-. Of 2800 students 
only 700 left. Of 1400 men only 100 left. All stu- 
dent groups inactive! All student projects discon- 
tinued! Limited appropriations! Army cadets 
gone! Buildings and equipment out of repair! 
Never was there greater need for strength, cour- 
age and leadership. Came peace! Came the G.I. 
bill! Came the veterans — forty-five hundred 
strong! Five thousand! Six thousand! Teachers, 
books, classrooms, living quarters; in short supply. 

But President Bowman and his team brought 
order out of chaos and all things in proper place 
and perspective. New buildings all over the 
campus, new courses, new objectives and new 
enlargements, but of greatest importance, sound 
scholarship and every safeguard for student wel- 
fare! Golden years! Wonderful years! Affairs in 
Korea affected Kent. A cold war with Russia af- 
fected Kent. Political feuding and fussing affect- 
ed Kent. Inflation affected Kent. But, Kent was 
strong, virile and well prepared. Took every ob- 
stacle in stride. Today, we say "This is Kent" 
without reservations. Today, visitors exclaim. To- 
day, skeptics are silent and the predictors of 
doom move on to spots offering more encourage- 
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The deluge of veterans was welcomed back and the 
need for an addition was met bv a new student union. 




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The war was over, the fighting was done. Happy reunions! Many servicemen had learned the neces- 
sity of a college education. So back to the campus they came to enter a new phase of their lives. 



Students, students, students — where- 
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The clothes, time and place are different, but the idea will always be the same. KSU 
graduates have, are and will spread the Kent name to all areas and corners of the world. 




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Bewitched, bothered and bewildered is the attitude 
taken by a freshman as he meets the outposts of KSU. 



When we say "This is Kent" we can't merely 
point a finger at a spot on the map, or at teachers 
in classrooms, or at students crossing a campus, or 
at piles of stones and towers of cement. Kent is 
in Cleveland, in Akron, in Europe, in Asia and in 
lands far removed from the spot located on Route 
5 in Ohio. Wherever a student goes, there goes 
Kent. Wherever an alumnus lives, there too, Kent 
resides. When people say "On the land, sea, in the 
air," they may refer to Kent; for surely of the 
many who go by land travel, by ship or by plane 
are those who live by the Kent tradition and the 
Kent philosophy. 

Were a tornado to strike down every campus 
building and scatter records clear to Hudson Bay 
the University would still be as active as ever. 
Every alumni meeting is a University activity. 
Each thought of Kent is a part of the institution. 

When a student enters he brings with him or 
her a part of the human heritage, a part of the 
world of men and women. Through four years he 
weighs, sorts, changes and enlarges his fund of 
ideas, emotions, ambitions and determinations and 
re-enters the world-at-large more able to lead and 
serve. Going, he or she takes Kent along. Each 
and all take a bit as Kent becomes more and more 
a part of the wide, wide world. 



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On their way to share their learning with the world 
so that it may be richer for Kent's teachings. 



\o matter how fast the earth spins on its axis the sun still shines on a part oi KSU. 





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Campus Day says its one of those fun packed week- 
ends for students, with floats, songfests and dancing. 



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Chorus lines, comic skits, music combos — 
Pork Barrel — only one of the many KSU activities. 




What about the Fourth Estate, the land of 
make believe, the government — for the people, of 
the people, by the people, the Greek invasion, the 
Twin bands, the Fite Team Fite, the Campus Day 
parade, the tux and the long dress, the name 
bands, the air ways, the field trips and the New 
York caravan; and the many more student 
activities. 

What about them? Tops, of course! The best 
to be sure! 

From the first day — every day — today, student 
activities! That's the Kent way. Students write, 
act, govern, present with pride, discuss, debate, 
search, find, play, engage in the affairs of the 
intellect, cling to the morality codes, reaffirm 
faith in eternal verities and follow straight paths 
in the pursuit of happiness. 

Of course, there is history, always history! 
From bulletin board notices came the printed 
sheet — the Kent Stater. First a weekly; now a 
daily! 

From a thin booklet (The Kentonian) came 
the Chestnut Burr. First a modest picture book; 
now a spectacular volume! 

From the impromptu stage shows, cooked up 
over night, came the University Theater with 
presentations comparable to Broadway produc- 
tions. 



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From small groups of fast-talking corridor poli- 
ticians came student government and a plan for 
statutes and procedures. 

From gatherings of like-minded students in 
rooms, under trees, or around tables came fraterni- 
ties and sororities — first local and now national. 

From evening dances in Moulton Hall to music 
by three students who could hit the same notes at 
least half the time, came the proms, the Top Hop 
and splendiferous affairs, featuring tails, white ties 
and dreamy, lacy creations. 

From a single-file parade of students carrying 
lanterns came the wonderful Campus Day parade. 



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Yes, this is Kent. Built from a wonderful dream 
and a perfect blueprint. Years have passed and 
years will pass but what Kent was, is, and will be, 
gives substance to an epic tale about a glorious 
achievement in the human struggle for perfection 
of body, mind and soul. 

Tonight and every night, the child of the child 
of the first coed will say "God Bless Mom, God Bless 
Dad and God Bless Kent." No University could 
ask for more. 



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Academic 36-48 

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Kent — a University — association of colleges — 
community of academic departments — focus 
center of learning — inspiration fount — cross- 
roads of scholars — creator of democratic discus- 
sion — leader, guide and protector of truth. 

There is a pattern and a design. There is inter- 
change of information, joint discussion, separation 
of duties and a division of responsibilities. The 
colleges serve selected groups but jointly serve 
one objective — the personal and academic needs 
of students. 

Kent — a University — functioning efficiently 
in rendering day by day service but constantly 
broadening the horizons and planning for the 
future. Kent, a university by name and blessed 
with the virtue of universality stands in honor- 
able position among the great family of educa- 
tional institutions. 

A beautiful and inspiring setting, Kent State 
campus. 





The tangible university — the city within a city, 
A semi-circle of 21 buildings sprawl across 
the 245 rolling acres of Kent's campus. 



Tools of learning, the 
symbols of education. 



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John R. Williams 
president 



Charles H. Lake 
vice president 



Robert C. Dix 
secretary 



Otto J. Korb 
treasurer 



They appropriated the money, watched the 
building reach skyward and then went on a tour. 
Terrace Hall was only one of the projects of the 
Board of Trustees. 

Since the founding of the University this group 
of men has formed the policies which make it pos- 
sible to say, "This is Kent." 

The Board of Trustees consists of six members, 
five of whom are appointed, one each year, for a 
term of five years, by the Governor of Ohio, with 
the consent of the legislature. The sixth is the 
State Superintendent of Public Instruction. 

The past year brought approvement of a new 
women's dorm; re-birth of the idea of a park next 
to Moulton Hall; and a two-billion dollar, ten- 
year, expansion program. 

In the near future the members of the speech 
department will get a twinkle in their eyes when 
a theater and studio building is mentioned, the 
business department will want more space, the 
expanding science department will want new lab- 
oratories. The granting of these wishes will come 
only after many well thought out decisions by 
this group of men. 

Yes, the members of the Board of Trustees 
make it possible to say, "THIS IS KENT." 



Board of Trustees 




Mrs. Alice Makinson 

secretary to the president, 

asst. secretary to the board 



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Few if any, trustees of Kent State University have had 
such ideal preparation and background of experience for 
this type of public service. His devotion to this public 
duty was evident from the first meeting he attended. 

Since his illness, his faithful attendance has been 
nothing short of heroic. He brought to the deliberations 
of the board a wisdom and clear thinking which are rare. 
The loss of such a member of our Board of Trustees is 
incalculable. 

George A. Bowman 



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A building is only as good as 
its architect. KSU's planner 
is President George Bowman. 
His many hours of work have 
brought him recognition as 
the first citizen of Kent. 




KSU-President George Bowman 




A university torn by ravages of international 
conflict, post-war problems and unprecedented 
growth — these crises have been met, with many 
being solved, since George Bowman took over 
the reins of KSU. 

Universities have varied segments which have 
to be united. As a compound sentence needs a 
coordinator, so Kent's coordinator takes the form 
of President Bowman. 

As the President, he is constantly faced with 
campus problems. Many are large, some are 
small, but no matter how big or how little, they 
must be solved. His views sometimes conflict with 
those of others, but a look at the past will prove 
his right to the respect of his colleagues. 

No one man can take all of the credit, but Dr. 
Bowman has added much to the story of, "This is 
Kent." 



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It is up to Eric X. Rackham, dean of the Liberal 
Arts college, to see that students receive a general 
education covering various fields of subject matter. 



Dean Robert I. White has a big job on his hands 
to maintain the growing reputation of the pioneering 
effort of Kent college — the College of Education. 



Deans of the Colleges 





Ardyn L. Allyn, dean of Business Administration, 
must keep his college in step with the ever-changing 
and rapidly growing world of business and industry. 



Through the doorway marked Raymond Clark, Dean 
of the Graduate School, pass many a hopeful graduate 
seeking further education toward a Master's degree. 



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Class scheduling and cred- 
it transcripts receive the 
attention of Charles E. 
Atkinson, Kent registrar. 



You decide to come to Kent, 
but first you must be ap- 
proved by Richard Rotzel, 
director of admissions. 



"KSU's Big Brother" is the 
nickname given to Loren 

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rector of student advising. 



Administration 




Dean of Women Margaret 
Swanson can always be de- 
pended on for just and 
understanding decisions. 



These are the active people who make Kent 
State university a smooth-running organization. 
Their time is diligently devoted to all of the 
students and their main goal is to satisfy the stu- 
dent's every need. 

From the time the student enters the Univer- 
sity until he walks out the exit, diploma in hand, 
he feels the influence of these administrators. 

Devising rules and regulations, scheduling 
classes, sending out grades, giving helpful advice 
and performing a thousand and one other services 
are all handled capably by the administrative 
staff. 




Glen Nygreen, dean of men, 
always has his door open 
to all students who need 
help with their problems. 




Filling an important new 
post created this year is 
George Betts, in charge of 
public relations affairs. 



Julia YVaida, University 
editor has the job ot 
overseeing all official 
University publications. 



The man keeping the name 
of the University before 
the public is William Fish- 
er, News Bureau director. 



Publicity and Money 



Good public relations with outsiders and plen- 
ty of money to spend are both important assets of 
any university. 

Kent has a staff of efficient administrative of- 
ficials to see that the University is well supplied 
with both. The News Bureau and public relations 
director keep Kent in the public eye. The busi- 
ness manager and the comptroller handle the 
finances. 



With a mile-long shopping 
list and plenty ol money 
Emil Berg, business man- 
ager keeps KSU supplied. 



The man who pulls the Uni- 
versity pursestrings and 
handles finances is Paul 
E. Beck, KSU comptroller. 




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A very "special" job is 
that ot Clayton Schindler, 
coordinator of extension 
and special activities. 



If you want a job, the man 
to see is Lester Munzen- 
mayer, director of the 
Bureau of Appointments. 



Ben McGinnis is the assist- 
ant dean of men, coordi- 
nator ot veteran's affairs 
and the alumni secretarv. 



There are always a few people who work be- 
hind the scenes to carry on jobs that are vital to 
the University and students. And what could be 
more vital than the health and food services? 

Also included in this category are special ser- 
vices, aid to vets and the appointments bureau 
which not only helps find jobs for KSU students, 
but aids employers who inquire about job appli- 
cants. 



Special Services 



Good health means good 
students and better work 
says Arville DeYVeese, head 
of Student Health Center. 



Students do get hungry and 
Otto W. Pedersen, head 
of Food Service, cooks up 
the menus for each meal. 





DEPARTMENT HEADS, left to right: row 1: Hallock Raup, Geography; Frank E. Ballenger, Health and Physi- 
cal Ed.; Elmer L. Novotny, Art; Earl Bush, Mathematics; LeRoy Cowperthwaite, Speech; Maurice Baum, Philos- 
ophy; Alice Haley, Home Economics; William D. Taylor, Journalism ; and Eric N. Rackham, Dean of Liberal Arts. 
Row 2: Ralph E. Hartzell, Music; Sellew Roberts, History; James T. Laing, Sociology; Lt. Col. Bruce Silcher, Air 
Force ROTC; Chester Satterfield, English; Will S. Thompson, Chemistry; G. K. Schoepfle, Physics; William G. 
Meinke, Foreign Languages; Hersel W. Hudson, Economics; Lt. Col. Philip Turner (asst. PMS&T) Army ROTC; 
and Delmar Olson, rep. Teschendorf, Industrial Arts. 



Department Heads --Busy People of KSU 



A fifteen minute wait instead of ten. Why are 
they so privileged? They are department heads! 
They are in charge of the staff that transforms 
students into responsible citizens that live in and 
with their world. They are quite busy people con- 
cerned with many details and the welfare of many 
people. 

Students may think they have troubles in mak- 
ing out their schedules. Little do they realize! 
The big headache belongs to the person who sees 
to it they can have something to worry about. 
There must be enough classes at the right hours, 
which is after nine and before two. Professors are 
needed to conduct the classes. Text books, prefer- 



ably interesting ones, must be supplied. 

The departments must keep up with the latest 
developments and promote interest in their field. 
The boss must see that his staff functions smooth- 
ly. Students and professors need counseling and a 
sympathetic ear to settle their problems. 

This sounds like a pretty full job. It is! But 
that isn't all. They must also prepare lessons and 
find enough time to teach. At last we know why 
the extra five minute wait. It takes them that 
long to settle affairs and talk to enough people so 
they can make their way out of their office for 
fifty minutes. 



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POLICE DEPARTMENT, left to right: Bert Veon, 
Harold Bassett, Charles Caris, Clifford Calvin, Carl 
Lindegarde, Sec. ; Earl Coleman, Chief ; Clem Rine, Sgt. ; 
Carl Coneway, Roy Ziegler, E. Baer and R. Carpo. 



University Police and Traffic Court 



Student Traffic Court members are: Ronald Jyurovat, 
Bud Mulcahey, Chief Justice; and Rosanne Modarelli. 



The long arm of the law stretches across the 
Kent State campus in the form of the University 
Police Department and the Student Traffic Court. 

Boasting a force of twelve men, the Kent State 
University "gendarmes" regulate campus traffic 
and parking. 

Two important duties of Chief Coleman's men 
are to register student-driven cars and to plan 
visitor parking space during conventions at KSU. 

The Traffic Court is an important part of the 
police department. Appointed by Student Council, 
the members of this board hear traffic violators' 
cases. The board operates on a democratic basis to 
decide the penalties. 

These organizations make the campus a safe 
and orderly community. 




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Art — the combination of tal- 
ent, inspiration and meth- 
od. KSU's life class has 
them all. Talent is sup- 
plied by the students; in- 
spiration by the subjects; 
method bv the instructor. 



Talent, Toil, Temperament 



Kent has them too. Students possessing a rare 
combination of talent, inspiration and skill. These 
men and women are commonly known as artists. 
They produce good work because a deep sense of 
pride is found in all works of art. Art is more than 
a group of classes, it is a time when students have 
a chance to display their talents in productive 
work. 



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Various metals are turned 
into objects of beauty and 
practicality in the machine 
shop as industrial arts ma- 
jors and minors perfect 
their skill in working with 
the different machines. 




Art For Art's Sake 



Painting, sketching, sculpturing, modeling, de- 
signing, or carving — they're all in KSU's art pro- 
gram. 

Students are models, artists, designers, or 
whatever the role calls for. There are even a few 
Bohemian types thrown in. 

The "Greenwich Village" of Kent State has the 
atmosphere and lacks only garrets for the "arty" 
crowd. 



Jumping from six majors 
in 1947 to 130 this year, 
Kent's department of arch- 
itecture is shooting up like 
the skycrapers which its 
students will soon be de- 
signing. 





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Prize-winning' pictures in the journalism lounge are a constant reminder to students of ths increasing impor- 
tance of photography. The lounge is also a haven for journalism students who come in to watch TV and read papers. 

J-School Will Celebrate Its 25 Year 



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Paper and ink, paper and a typewriter, paper 
and presses, these are the tools of Kent State's 
School of Journalism which will celebrate its 25th 
anniversary next year — its silver anniversary. 

In spite of its youth, the school has quite a rep- 
utation in the journalism world. Its graduates are 
sought by newspapers and radio stations and for 
public relations positions throughout the country. 



Students learn to hand-set type and to print. 





Many once-in-a-Iifetime pictures develop in the depart- 
ment's student darkrooms which serve as a photography lab. 




Professor William Taylor will celebrate his 20th 
anniversary as head of the School of Journalism. 



Sixteen years ago, Murray Powers, 
managing editor of the Akron Beacon 
Journal, was asked to come and teach 
editing classes temporarily, until 
someone else could be secured. He 
did such a good job, he's still here. 




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Time is precious and we try to save all we can. This 
class in the study of time and motion uses a movie 
camera to find ways of conserving motion in working. 



Students Get the Business 




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Typists work against time for speed and accuracy, 



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In University Courses 



Financial pages are scanned, knotted pieces of 
adding machine tape clutter up the floor and 
typewriters clack away. This is Kent State's 
College of Business Administration. 

Soon after entering school, the students check 
a list of twenty odd fields to pick what they hope 
will be their future work. Whether they decide on 
accounting, finance, general business, commerce- 
art, retail management, or sales management, the 
staff of the college is ready to help them choose 
the courses which will be most useful. 





Profits! Byword of modern business. How to make 
profits is an important lesson taught in accounting. 



Giving the "business" to their students is all 
in a day's work for the professors of the College 
of Business Administration. 

Founded with three main objectives: to lay a 
good foundation in liberal education, to aid the 
student in choosing a major field that suits his 
background and to train students in their special- 
ized field, the B.A. college is steadily growing. 

Due to its newness, the college lists no great 
leaders among the country's businessmen. How- 
ever, four members of the staff are listed in "Who's 
Who in America" — Drs. Kokendorff, Wilber, An- 
thony and Allyn. 

Looking into the records of the over 2000 B.A. 
graduates show that the great majority have re- 
ceived jobs, due in part to the growing reputation 
of Kent's Business College. 



Charts, graphs and lec- 
tures are all a part of 
the College of Business 
Administration program. 



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It is all a part of learning. Games give children a chance to learn to partici- 
pate in groups and to follow directions carefully. At the same time it pro- 
vides a little relaxation for the pupils and teacher. 




Teacher And Student Learn Together 



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In recent years a demand for efficient teachers 
has echoed and re-echoed throughout Ohio and 
the rest of the nation. Since its founding in 1912, 
KSU has been answering this call. 

Spurred on by the slogan, "The child, his cares, 
needs, and environment," the College of Education 
strives to help future teachers gain new and more 
far-reaching perspectives for training the youth of 
America. 

Actual classroom problems and practices are 
met by KSU education majors through the student 
teaching internship program, which sends future 
teachers to aid the faculty in local schools, and 
gives the students a chance to cope with real life 
situations. 

Continued increase in enrollment has brought 
many problems which have been solved through 
the addition of new departments, an enlarged pro- 
fessorial staff, and the establishment of numerous 
workshops, and conferences designed to help the 
district, as well as the student educator. 




A secondary education major shows a high school art 
class how to be artistic with just paper and wire. 




A student teacher gets first-hand experience in 
learning how to get along well with the younger set. 




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Chemicals and test tubes— 
for centuries. Yet, Kent 



•the tools of the chemist 
State's laboratories and 



equipment are a far cry from the crude instruments 
that marked the alchemists of the Medieval period. 



Facts, Research, The Thrill of Discovery 




Whether the study of plants or of animals, 
it is science; and it is offered among the 
Kent State university's 150 science courses. 



Kent Keeps Apace Of 
The World Of Science 



The indescribable "thrill of discovery" when 
laboratory experiments yield some new fact is the 
underlying reason for the tremendous interest in 
Kent's science department. The department offers 
students a wide variety of opportunities to delve 
into the ever-changing realm of chemistry, physics 
and biology. 

In keeping with the recent trend of University 
expansion. McGilvrey hall, in cooperation with 
Goodyear research scientists, constructed a radar 
research tower on its roof. The presence of such a 
tower, while helping to make the area effectively 
prepared for the detection of enemy planes and 
missiles, affords students first-hand experience in 
learning about the growing field of radar. 

In addition to the laboratory and research 
work, there is basic background material which 
one finds in textbooks. Certain knowledge con- 
cerning formulas, theories, laws and principles 
must be acquired before experiments can bear 
fruit. 




Formulas must be followed to the enth degree in 
any chemical experiment lor it to be successful. 



Weights, measures and slide rules. Complicated 
motors, generators, equipment of all kinds are 



used in the physics courses at Kent, as students 
find the answers needed using these and formulas. 




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Rock strata, fossils, minerals, earth formations 
are all fascinating subjects to geology students. 




There is more to the study of mathematics 
than just learning that A plus B equals C. 



Whatever the Subject, Kent Teaches It 




Music is an art and Kent 
instructors try to per- 
fect the artistry of stu- 
dent musicians. Singers 
and band and orchestra 
members, alike, get the 
best training possible. 




Students find out how they operate, mentally 
and physically, in KSU's psychology classes. 



Not Just A College; 
It Is A University 



A college becomes more than just a college — it 
becomes a university — when it starts offering a 
liberal education and wide variety of background 
courses. 

Training in cooking, sewing and household 
management may be just as important in the edu- 
cation of one person as physics and chemistry 
would be to another. And there are some subjects 
that benefit the person himself no matter where 
his interests lie and what his future work is to be. 

Studying psychology and sociology, man's re- 
lationship with man and with himself, helps stu- 
dents to get along better in the world. And what 
about the arts that give pleasure to so many — 
music, painting, designing? 

Wherever the students' interests lie, Kent State 
university has a course of study for him. Kent 
has something for everyone. 




Kent's H. P. E. courses teach students how to swim, 
dance and play a good game of baseball or tennis. 



If they don't teach it, at least they 
can use their knowledge at home, is 
the philosophy of many who enroll in 
Kent State's home economics courses. 




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Clinics Are Human Service Stations 




There comes a time in everyone's life when he 
needs help — help from someone besides himself. 
The clinics of Kent State university are set up to 
give this help whenever needed to whoever 
needs it. The only question they consider foolish 
is the one you don't ask. 

There are services of many kinds for people 
with many different problems. These services are 
offered through a variety of media — libraries, 
films, tapes and counseling. In fact, the University 
is the national repository of masters of all edu- 
cational programs listed in the National Tape 
Recording catalog. 

Among services offered are guidance tests, 
speech and hearing correction, perfection of skill 
in reading, counseling in problems of personal ad- 
justment and above all, the means of maintaining 
good health. 

The clinics, which provide these confidential 
services free to students, faculty and townspeople, 
also are an excellent training ground for students 
going into the field. 



Kent's Audio-Visual Aids department is one of the 
most complete and up-to-date of its kind in the U. S. 



University students make use of the library phono- 
graphs and its collection of records in many ways. 



Good speech is an important asset, particularly to 
college students. And one clinic works in this field. 




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Class Time Is Here Once More 



Fallen leaves, a bright sunny day, a long line 
of cars and students traipsing across campus says 
it's time for classes. In the various class buildings 
Kent Staters may learn anything from Robin- 
hood's archery techniques in warfare to Plato and 
Aristotle's theories of philosophy. 



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A fe4.il 4 A 



nald A. Adams John E. Ailes 

Akron Sebring 

Ed. B.A. 



Joyce A. Altwies 

Cuyahoga Falls 

Ed. 



M. Anderson 

Hudson 

L.A. 



Robert Anderson 

Lakewood 

B.A. 



Robert Andreas 

Akron 

B.A. 




rah M. Askew Albert Attalla Joanne Atterholt 

Hubbard Cuyahoga Falls Cleveland Heights 

Ed. L.A. L.A. 



Charles Austin Richard W. Auth Glenna I. Badger Laurence Bahler 

Brecksville Akron Orrville Orrville 

B.A. B.A. Ed. L.A. 




Edwin G. Baker Barbara Baldwin Edward Baldwin Mary Bamberger Joseph A. Barbee Robert J. Barber 

Alliance Akron Canton Canton Hudson Madison 

B.A. Ed. B.A. Ed. Ed. Ed. 




Jacob Barkey Jr. Bernis L. Barnes Donald C. Barry Patricia Belaney Michael Beluscak 

Akron Massillon Mayfield Hts. East Liverpool Cleveland 

L.A. Ed. B.A. Ed. B.A. 



KrfS"fefe 




Roy M. Berko Virginia Bernick Jack M. Berrey 

Lyndhurst Windsor Cleveland Heights 

Ed. L.A. B.A. 



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Wayne R. Bilek 

Brecksville 

Ed. 


John J. Billey 

Chesterland 

L.A. 


Olive R. Birney 

Tippecanoe 

Ed. 


Robert Bittinger 

Cuyahoga Falls 

Ed. 


Barbara E. Blair 

Shaker Heights 

B.A. 






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Charles R. Bl( 
Shelby 
Ed. 




Bodenbende 


r Patricia Boehmer 


John Boggins 


Joyce Bollardi 


Earl Borchert 


Nicholas Bosw 


Wooster 


Sebring 


Canton 


Alliance 


Bedford 


Ravenna 


Ed. 


L.A. 


L.A. 


Ed. 


L.A. 


L.A. 




William Botcheek 


Ivan Bovle 


Miriam M. Boyter 


Andrew D. Branik 


M. 


L. Brenneman 


Bruce L. Bre' 


Warrensville Hts. 


Kent 


Cuyahoga Falls 


Newton Falls 




Orrville 


Alliance 


B.A. 


B.A. 


Ed. 


B.A. 




B.A. 


L.A. 




Wistful and lonesome — the fresh- 
man who changes from youth to 
adult in one year. The sophomore 
is the wise fool who thinks a year 
is time enough to learn. Reckon- 
ing comes to juniors who burn the 
midnight oil. But time flies, the 
thesis is written and you are a 
senior. 




Arlene M. Brk 

Massillon 

Ed. 




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Jeanette Briggs 
Kent 
Ed. 



Thomas Briggs 


Barbara Brothers 


Edward F. Brown 


Harris F. Brown 


Kent 


Malvern 


Cuyahoga Falls 


Akron 


B.A. 


Ed. 


B.A. 


B.A. 



Rov E. Bro\ 
Kent 
L.A. 



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Art, Architecture, And Aviation 



Artistic on the outside, artistic on the inside, — 
this is the Arts building. Its modern lines and 
symmetry inspire art students attending classes 
here. Here industrial art majors work in the 
machine shop and architecture students busily 
draw plans of buildings of the future. And even 
aeronautics has a place here, with two airplanes 
and a glider. 



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David Brubaker Anita Buergler 

Akron Parma 

L.A. B.A. 



Gloria L. Brunn Eugene H. Buffo Joseph A. Buffo 

Freedom Canton Canton 

Ed. B.A. B.A. 



Joyce Burch 

Painesville 

Ed. 






Olive M. Burley Walton L. Busick Ralph Buterbaugh Shirley R. Butler Kenneth R. Byers Mary C. Byrum 

Akron Cuyahoga Falls New Philadelphia Mansfield Somerton Euclid 

LA L.A. L.A. B.A. L.A. Ed. 




William Caddey 

Sandyville 

L.A. 



Michael Cangey 

New Castle, Pa. 

L.A. 



Joan M. Carey 

Cleveland Heights 

Ed. 



Marcia Carlsten 

Silver Lake 

Ed. 



Robert Carnahan 

Canton 

B.A. 



Anne H. Carnie 

Massillon 

Ed. 



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Donald Burke 

Cleveland 

Ed. 






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Larry Carpenter Charles Carter Hugh R. Carter Janice M. Carter Ottavio M. Casale Robert W. Caster 

Loudonville Canton Cuyahoga Falls Akron Cleveland Canton 

L.A. L.A. B.A. L.A. L.A. B.A. 




Philip C. Casto Robert Caulfield Doris S. Cercolani 
Mansfield Marion Kent 

L.A. L.A. Ed. 




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Carol R. Clark John F. Clarke Mary A. Clever Donald R. Coffee Janet M. Cole Thomas E. Colson Marilyn Combest 

Geneva North Canton Mansfield Salem Kent Cleveland Akron 

Ed. L.A. Ed. Ed. L.A. L.A. Ed. 





Thomas Competti Gail A. Comstock Barbara Conklin Lee W. Connor Joan Louise Cook Helene Cooley 

Denison Amherst Lakewood Atwater Akron Akron 

B.A. Ed. Ed. Ed. B.A. Ed. 



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Richard Cooper George R. Corbitt Linda Couchman Marian Courtney Norman T. Crabb George H. Crater 
Cleveland New Milford Stow Cleveland Kent Stow 

B.A. L.A. L.A. Ed. L.A. B.A. 






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onnie Crawford Shirley A. Crerar 

Ashland Cleveland 

Ed. Ed. 



M. Crownoble Barbara E. Curtis Richard Cutshall James E. Davis 

Scio Kent Meadville, Pa. Bridgeport 

Ed. L.A. B.A. Ed. 




Joseph Y. Davis Donna M. Dawley Donald J. Day 

Warren Spencer Cleveland 

B.A. Ed. B.A. 



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Fact or Fiction— The Library Has It 



Rockwell Library — Kent's warehouse of fact 
and fiction. More than 100,000 volumes and public 
documents lie within its walls. Current periodicals 
are on hand to keep students and faculty up to 
date. Records can be played on the numerous 
phonographs with selections ranging from Debussy 
to foreign languages. 



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Natalie De Blasio Andrew DeCarlo Arthur De Genaro Donald Detweiler Jean E. Detzel Perry Dickinson 
Youngstown Akron Youngstown Tallmadge Cleveland New Milford |, 

Ed. Ed. Ed. L.A. Ed. 







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Ralph Dornbrock Bryant A. Doyle Anthony Dubskv Geraldine Duke W. Thomas Duke Josie A. Dusek 
Youngstown Akron Kent Tallmadge Akron Cleveland 

Ed. Ed. Ed. L.A. L.A. 



Ed. 




Sylvia J. Eaton 

Sebring 

Ed. 



Earl R. Ebie 

Hartville 

L.A. 







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Robert G. Eby Donald P. Eekert Jerald F. Eckman Patricia Edelman 
Smithville * Tallmadge Akron Hudson 

B.A Ed. B.A. Ed. 




Knowledge, knowledge every- 
where, and all in books! Extra trips 
to the library for more books. 
Then came exams, cups and cups 
of coffee, another book! When 
morning rolled around, all too soon, 
oh, those eyes! Like roadmaps! All 
for a sheepskin. 




Gerald T. Edick 

Garrettsville 

B.A. 




Doris A Egaert Lois J. Eichenberg Barbara A. Epler Patricia R. Fahey 
Cleveland Massillon Lakewood 



Sandusky 
Ed. 



L.A. 



L.A. 



Ed. 



Paul Fanti 

Uhrichsville 

Ed. 



Susan Farley 

Syracuse, N. Y. 

L.A. 



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Richard Farrell Marilyn Faulkner Richard Fedosh Jane E. Feick 

Lisbon Bellefontaine Linden, N. J. Sandusky 

Ed. Ed. B.A. L.A. 



Frederick Felton 
Kent 
Ed. 



John Feotis 

Akron 

B.A. 






Mary A. Ferris Sally Fetterman Wallace R. Fieger Richard M. Filing F. Fishback Grace M. Fleming Carol A. Fliedner 

East Palestine Solon Youngstown Mogadore Cuyahoga Falls Cadiz Willoughby 

L.A. L.A. B.A. B.A. L.A. Ed. Ed. 




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Mary U. Fogle Anthony N. Fonte Dan J. Forlani William Frederick William Freeman Charlotte Frolo 

Medina Canton Cleveland Deerfield Canton Canton 

Ed. L.A. Ed. B.A. L.A. L.A. 





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Charles H. Frye Margaret B. Frye Patricia G. Gage Howard I. Ganz 
Akron Akron Lakewood Cleveland Heights 

L.A. Ed. L.A. Ed. 




Gerald R. Gardner Richard Garman Doris J. Garner John J. Gartman 
Akron Vienna Mogadore Kent 

B.A. L.A. L.A. B.A. 

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Out of Hieh School 



And off to College 



For whom do the bells toll? For 
KSU students. The alarm clock be- 
gins the day. Class bells ring and 
the daily routine is on. The tele- 
phone jingles and a late per is taken 
for a date. The clock chimes one, 
all is quiet. Later a stuck car horn 
blares forth. Then the alarm again. 
Darn those bells. 




rohn R. Gaskins 


M. Gawronski 


Donald Gednetz 


Barbara A. Gero 


Jacqueline Gier 


G. Gilbert 


West Union 


Hudson 


Beloit 


Louisville 


Des Moines, Iowa 


Kent 


Ed. 


B.A. 


L.A. 


Ed. 


Ed. 


Ed. 




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tephen Ginella 

Canton 

B.A. 



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Charles Glass 
Southampton, 

N. Y. 

L.A. 




Abe Glassman 

Shaker Heights 

B.A. 



Peter Glavinos 

Cleveland 

L.A. 



Joan Gonot 

St. Claireircle 

Ed. 



Frances Gordon 

Wooster 

Ed. 



F. Gotschall 

Carrollton 

Ed. 





Naomi A. Gray Margaret Green Robert W. Green Estelle Grenfell Patricia J. Gross Myron Grossman 

Conneaut Massillon Massillon Painesville Cuyahoga Falls Alliance 

Ed. L.A. L.A. Ed. Ed. L.A. 



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John Gudall 

Canton 

B.A. 



Harold G. Haas John J. Hadjian Marlene Hallock 

Akron Canton Cuyahoga Falls 

B.A. B.A. L.A. 




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David Hambleton Robert Hamilton Laura Happoldt Donald A. Harting 

Hartville Akron Cuyahoga Falls Lakewood 

L.A. L.A. Ed. B.A. 

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Marian Hartman Richard Hartzell Heather Harvey Donald Harwood Jerry L. Hayes Joseph B. Hazel 

Massillon Kent Cuyahoga Falls Akron Akron Maple Heights) 

Ed. Ed. B.A. L.A. L.A. B.A. 







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Laryn Heberling Francis Heighway Lona L. Helmeci 

Wadsworth Canton Ashtabula 

B.A. L.A. Ed. 



C. Hildebrandt 

Canton 

Ed. 



Gerald R. Hilk 

Akron 

B.A. 



Kenneth B. Hil 
Kent 
B.A. 




Terry C. Hill 
Kent 
B.A. 



Ann L. Hinsman 

Wooster 

Ed. 



John E. Holland 

Girard 

L.A. 



Carl Holmberg 

Parma 

B.A. 



Carol Honeberger 

Wooster 

Ed. 



Mary G. Horger 

East Liverpool 

Ed. 




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Every campus has them, — the 
off-campus spots where college 
crowds meet. Where the jukebox 
plays continually and talk and cof- 
fee flow freely. Where fraterni- 
ties chug-a-lug and sororities social- 
ize. Why are they so popular? It's 
the atmosphere! 




Dolores Horvatl 

Newton Falls 

Ed. 




Donald Hoverland 


John R. Hulan 


Martin Hulka 


Massillon 


Warren 


Canton 


Ed. 


Ed. 


B.A. 



Martha A. Hunter Thomas E. Hutson John L. Iacobel 
Cleveland Akron Cleveland 

L.A. Ed. B.A. 



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Crossroads of Kent's Campus. 



The Mall — short-cut from classrooms to the 
Hub. Its flowers and trees change with the seasons, 
keeping university gardeners busy planting and 
digging up. What was once a mud hole is now a 
beauty spot for strolling and studying. Benches 
and water fountain provide refreshing relaxation. 



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Fred R. Iden W. Inderwish Joyce C. Israel Carol A. Ittner 

Cleveland Heights Mt. Lebanon, Pa. North Canton Millersburg 

B.A. Ed. Ed. Ed. 




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Georgine Jaros Clarence Johnson Richard Johnson 

Cleveland Cleveland Peninsula 

B.A. B.A. L.A. 




Ronald Jyurovat Tae Jin Kahng Joseph Kainrad 

Cleveland Seoul, Korea Diamond 

Ed. L.A. L.A. 



David Kalleker W.-Kyung Kang Gus A. Kasapis 

Massillon Seoul, Korea Akron 

B.A. L.A. B.A. 




Herbert Katko 

Hubbard 

Ed. 



Robert D. Katz 

Cleveland 

B.A. 



Don Kaufman 

North Canton 

L.A. 




Richard A. Kaye G. Kazmierczak Dean H. Keller 

Cleveland Chicago, 111. Kingsville 

B.A. L.A. L.A. 




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Stanley Keller Joseph F. Kempf William Kieffer Harriet E. Knapp Phillip Kodish James A. Kohn 

Cleveland Rocky River Orrville Cuyahoga Falls Akron Cleveland Heights 

L.A. B.A. L.A. L.A. B.A. L.A. 




S. Kollmorgen 

South Euclid 

Ed. 



Tom C. Koontz 

Hartville 

B.A. 



Jean C. Kouris 

Euclid 

L.A. 




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ck W. Kovach Dorothy Kovacs Elaine Kovalchik Ann E. Kratzer Alice Krichbaum Mary H. Krizan Mischa M. Kursh 

Akron Huron Valley City South Canton Louisville Cleveland Heights Cleveland 

B.A. L.A. Ed. Ed. Ed. Ed. B.A. 










James T. Laing Annabelle Lange Nancy J. Lange John J. Laning 

Kent Warren Ravenna Garrettsville 

L.A. Ed. L.A. L.A. 



Robert C. Lape Luella M. Leach 

Akron Ravenna 

L.A. Ed. 




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Lillian Lefelhocz Frank B. Leonard 
Fairport Harbor Ravenna 

Ed. L.A. 




JoAnn Letoha Allen S. Levin Rosario Liberati 

Youngstown Cleveland Heights Bellaire 

Ed. Graduate Ed. Ed. 




John J. Lichi 
Kent 
Ed. 



Sylvia Lindsey 

Akron 

L.A. 



John J. Lioce 


John Lloyd Jr. 


Robert J. Locke 


A. Lombardo 


Cleveland 


Akron 


Louisville 


Shaker Heights 


Ed. 


Ed. 


Ed. 


B.A. 




Nancy R. Long Anna M. Lopane Charles Loparo 

Akron Cuyahoga Falls Wadsworth 

Ed. L.A. Ed. 



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X Replaces W In Dorm Alphabet 



Down from the Student Union on University 
drive is Engleman Hall. Shaped as a "W", it 
spells women, 237 of them. They live in its 180 
rooms. Although it has lost the title of "newest 
dorm on campus" to Terrace Hall that forms the 
huge "X" at the end of Terrace drive — Engleman 
still retains its popularity. 



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Iirry R. Lor 

1 Cleveland 

L.A. 



enz M. V. Loudin 
Cuyahoga Falls 
Ed. 



Jack C. Love 

Wadsworth 

Ed. 



Carl Lowenstein 
Kent 
L.A. 



Fred L. Lowery 
Kent 
Ed. 



Derien Lucas 

Cleveland 

Ed. 





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lliald G Lucien Weir M. McBride Virginia McCabe Thomas McCall Richard McCown Sheila McDermott 

Akron Cleveland Newton Falls East Palestine North Canton Akron 

Ed L.A. Ed. Ed. L.A. Ed. 




libert McDowall W McGar Jr. Nancy McKenna Joan McKissick Larry McManus Nancy McManus 

Kirtland Canton Scio Windham Akron 

Ed Ed. Ed. B.A. L.A. 



Variety is the spice of life. Kent's 
activities provide the spice, with 
clubs and projects for every in- 
terest. Dances, meetings, plays, 
sports, parties and hub-sitting all 
offered a needed break from the 
books. Some work and a little play 
made a well-balanced KSU day. 




fues H. McVay 
Canton 
B.A. 





-deline Machura Richard R Mack Carl D. Mackall Jack Mackey James A. Maines Walter E. Maimer 

Lyndhurst Cuyahoga Falls East Palestine Fairport Harbor Atwater Youngstown 

Ed. L.A. Ed. Ed. L.A. 



L.A. 



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set M. Malz 


Paul Marcinkoski 


Louis B. Mariano 


Lucille Marino 


Lucille Mariol 


DeWayne Martin 


Aurora 


Akron 


Canton 


Cleveland 


Canton 


Jefferson 


B.A. 


L.A. 


Ed. 


Ed. 


Ed. 


L.A. 




^M 




Angeline Martucci Barbara Mathews Keith W. Mathews Robert Mathews James B. Maxwell Wilma G. May Mary A. Mayers 

Euclid Kinsman East Liverpool Shaker Heights Kent Williamsfield Hudson 

Ed. Ed. B.A. B.A. Ed. Ed. L.A. 





Yvonne K. Meese Ann E. Meinzen Donald Mellinger H. Mellinger Jr. Raymond Mervar Ann L. Metcalf 

Akron Canton Cuyahoga Falls Cuyahoga Falls Cleveland Kent 

Ed. Ed. B.A. B.A. B.A. Ed. 




Phyllis M. Meyers Donald P. Mickey Mary E. Mikesell 
New Freedom, Pa. Solon West Bedford 

B.A. B.A. Ed. 




Charles Miller 

Massillon 

L.A. 






They Worked Hard 
And Often Despaired 



Fall is colorful, winter is cold and 
spring is wet. Weather is a favorite 
topic of conversation at KSU. Indian 
summer lasts longer, the thermometer 
reads below freezing half the time, and 
if you don't have hip boots as a part of 
your spring outfit, you're sunk. 



Geraldine Miller 


Wanda Milligan 


Cleburn Mills 


Robert E. Minchin 


Cleveland 


Toronto 


Akron 


Cuyahoga Falls 


L.A. 


Ed. 


L.A. 


L.A. 



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Richard Minnich Lee C. Mittman Joan E. Moir 

Cleveland Youngstown North Royalton 

Ed. L.A. B.A. 



Francis Mooney Charles H. Moore Glenn R. Moore 
Rochester, N. Y. Akron Akron 

BA. B.A. L.A. 



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Shirley J. Moore Shirley J. Moore Gibson Moritz 

Poland Akron Hudson 

ED. ED. Ed. 




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Harry E. Morris Duana R. Mosser A. M. Muckleroy Homer P. Nagle 
Dover S. W. Canton Peninsula Euclid 

L.A. ED. L.A. L.A. 




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Carl A. Nandrasv Nancy A. Norman Robert E. Norris Robert B. Norval Betty J. Novak Bernard O'Neill 

Brunswick Coshocton Akron Akron Cleveland Canton 

LA Ed. L.A. L.A. ED. B.A. 





Awl 



Joseph C. Palof Louis Paskoff 

North Royalton Massillon 

L.A. L.A. 




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Jim A. Pastore Ann Rose Patrick 

Canton Parma 

B.A. ED. 




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Jack L. Patrick Robert Patterson Howard M. Pavlik June D. Pearson 
Cleveland Akron Cleveland Akron 

B.A. B.A. B.A. L.A. 

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Eleen D. Plevnv 

Northfield 

Ed. 



Thomas Povlock 

Salamanca, N. Y. 

L.A. 



Harry R. Powell Rose M. Prosen Lucene J. Prybyl L. Przyborow 

East Canton Cleveland South Euclid Cleveland 

Ed. Ed. Ed. Ed. 




Anthony Pumo Henri C. Pusker Jack W. Ramage Patricia Ramsey 

Maple Heights Ravenna Kent East Liverpool 

B.A. B.A. L.A. Ed. 



Leonard Ratzman 

Euclid 

L.A. 



Henry A. Rau 
Kent 
L.A. 




While KSU students were busy 
with college life, world events 
rolled by in rapid succession. Kef- 
auver's crime committee. Ike elect- 
ed President. Death of Taft. Mc- 
Carthy heard and censured. All 
this as KSU prepared students to 
assume their role in this drama. 




June C. Rean 
Massillon 
Ed. 





Marilyn J. Reapp 

Akron 

Ed. 



Ann F. Reed 
Kent 
Ed. 



Joan C. Reed 

Willoughby 

L.A. 



Ann L. Reiheld 

Loudonville 

Ed. 



Jerry L. Rice 

Cleveland 

Ed. 



Sara B. Richar 
Wayland 
Ed. 



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Education's Entrance And Exit 



Prentice Gate — gateway to learning, know- 
ledge, truth and beauty. Gateway to Kent State 
university. Through it, they enter as freshmen, 
young, naive, not settled. As seniors, they leave 
the gate behind, older, wiser and ready to tackle 
the world. 



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Jf?i (Ri 







James S. Ricketts Dolores Robinett Monna Robinson Betty A. Rogers Edward Rollerson James J. Romano Pauline M. Ross 

Lakewood Cleveland Quaker City Chagrin Falls Cleveland Cleveland Conneaut 

L.A. Ed. ' L.A. Ed. L.A. B.A. BA. 




Marilyn J. Roth Robert G. Runkle Sheila Sampsell F. Sandstrom 

Kent Cuyahoga Falls Youngstown Youngstown 

Ed. B.A. Ed. B.A. 



Richard Schauss Norman J. Schiely 
Norwalk Garfield Heights 

B.A. Ed. 





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R. W. Schiffer David Schmitkons Marian J. Schott Evelyn Schroeder Robert W. Schultz C. Schuellerman 

Canton Lorain Akron Mansfield Shaker Heights Cuyahoga Falls 

L.A. Ed. Ed. Ed. B.A. Ed. 




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Clyde Schwartz 


G. 


Schweigert 


Lillian Seconish 


George Serban 


Dale E. Shaffer 


Edwin Shepherd 


Shaker Heights 




Copley 


Cleveland 


Canton 


Salem 


Kent 


Ed. 




B.A. 


Ed. 


L.A. 


B.A. 


B.A. 





Robert Shetler Roy L. Shiflet Glenn B. Shoop 

Canton Canton N. W. Canton 

B.A. B.A. L.A. 



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awell Shumaker John P. Sifling Dorothy Sigman Jean L. Silenius Larita M. Simcox Nancy Simmons Weldell L. Sittier ' 

Galion Cleveland Alliance Ravenna Homerville Kent Cuyahoga Falls i 

B.A. L.A. Ed. Ed. Ed. Ed. B.A. 





David L. Skinner Marilyn Skinner Richard Skinner Robert E. Skinner Charles A. Slaton JoAnn Slevin 

Kent South Euclid Akron Akron Loudonville Akron 

L.A. B.A. B.A. L.A. B.A. Ed. 




Eugene Smercina N. Smiechewicz Mario Smiraldo Donald L. Smith Lawrence Smith Richard C. Smith 

Kent Cleveland Cuyahoga Falls Cuyahoga Falls LaRue Cleveland 

L.A. L.A. L.A. Ed. L.A. L.A. 




Edward Smolko Sherwin Snyder Wayne H. Snyder Donald J. Soika Larry Sommer V. D. Southwnrth 

Cleveland North Canton Defiance Garfield Heights Rocky River Willoughby 

L.A. B.A. Ed. B.A. L.A. L.A. 






Robert W. Sovey Pamela Spencer Robert P. Spencer 
Cleveland Canton Cuyahoga Falls 

Ed. B.A. B.A. 



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Philip T. Stevick Paul L. Stewart Clair S. Stilwell Carol J. Stitle 

Kent Akron Akron Salem 

L.A. B.A. B.A. Ed. 



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Jean St. John Thomas Stoerh 

North Madison Ravenna 

Ed. L.A. 




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Paul E. Stokes 

Akron 

Ed. 




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Delmar Stranger Burns M. Stringer 
Massillon Cadiz 

Ed. B.A. 




E. Sturdevant Mary Stutzman Virginia L. 

Akron Hartville Martins Fer 

B.A. Ed. Ed. 





Mary A. Sumner 
Kent 
Ed. 



Frank L. Swaim 

Youngstown 

B.A. 



Helen R. Swain 

Shaker Heights 

Ed. 



Joyce Szaniszlo 

Cleveland 

Ed. 



Edward Szili 

Cleveland 

L.A. 



Earl E. Tarr 

Toronto 

Ed. 



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There were many lost weekends 
— that is many weekends when 
Kent looked lost. Weekends when 
it was deserted by all except the 
squirrel and the chipmunk. And 
weekends when high school stu- 
dents thronged Kent, and came to 
get a first-hand view of a univer- 
sity. 




Patricia Tecca 

East Liverpool 

Ed. 



Herb A. Teklin 

Cleveland 

Ed. 



Philip J. Terveer 
Beloit 
B.A. 



Jeanne L. Thigpen 

Akron 

L.A. 



Alan K. Thomas 

New Philadelphia 

L.A. 




Larry L. Taylc 

Canton 

Ed. 




Jean Thomas 

Cleveland 

Ed. 



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Crowd after Crowd after Crowd 



High above the stadium is the MPE building. 
7000 jam it for basketball games. Thousands crowd 
in to watch graduation exercises. Masses flock to 
it to hear noted speakers. Dances held there pack 
them in. And the MPE building, completed in 
September, 1950, has room for them all. 



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Paul A. Thomas Charles Tomasin Carl G. Tremmel Mary P. Tremmel Rocco J. Tripodi Allen Gene Truby 

Garrettsville Akron Kent Kent Akron Cuyahoga Falls 

B.A. B.A. L.A. Ed. B.A. L.A. 




Theana Tsarwhas John M. Twark 
Canton Deerfield 

Ed. L.A. 



Peter Twark, Jr. Kathryn Umbach E. B. Underhill Phillip M. Ungar Jack A. Upson 

Diamond Salem Ravenna Cleveland Heights Cleveland Heights 

B.A. Ed. L.A. B.A. L.A. 






John V. Vencel Marie I. Vender Amy Verheyden Donald Veroneau 
Newton Falls Salem Kent Erie, Pa. 

L.A. Ed. L.A. B.A. 




Betty J. Vickers Roger A. Vinck 
Youngstown Mansfield 

Ed. B.A. 




Paul L. Wachtel Rolland N. Walk James R. Walker M. A. Walker 

Massillon Cuyahoga Falls Akron North Canton 

Ed. B.A. B.A. Ed. 




David W. Walters 


Ming Wang 


Sandra Warmee 


Earl Warner, Jr 


Malvern 


Taichung, 


Elyria 


Neffs 


Ed. 


Formosa, China 
L.A. 


Ed. 


L.A. 



But Won Their Goal 
As KSU Graduates 



The long, up-hill climb is over! They 
reached the top, not as numerous as 
when they started. Lines weren't as 
long for registration and last-minute 
courses tied up the loose ends. Final 
months were a flurry of senior pictures, 
caps and gowns. Yes, they had finished 
their training, but the job was just be- 
ginning. Now, they must apply that 
training. 



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3jrge S. Watson John H. Weber Joan M. Webster Elaine Weinstein J. Westphalinger Marilyn Wheaton 
1st Palestine Canton Louisville Massillon Lakewood Youngstown 

Ed. B.A. L.A. Ed. L.A. Ed. 







Dme C. Whisler Thomas Whissen Barbara White Gilbert L. White Regina Whitman Shirley Widdows James Wiebrecht 

Painesville Akron Cuyahoga Falls Elyria Doylestown Lakewood Barberton 

B.A. L.A. Ed. B.A. Ed. Ed. Ed. 




W. Williamson 

Canton 

B.A. 



Bevington Wince 

Chagrin Falls 

L.A. 



Ann Winne 

Willoughbv 

Ed. 



Sheldon Wolfe 


John Woodlam 


Herschell Woods 


Cleveland 


Akron 


Akron 


Ed. 


B.A. 


B.A. 






Norman T. Wren Robert B. Wright Julia A. Yeagley Bas R. Young 

Massillon Akron Alliance Akron 

Ed. B.A. L.A. B.A. 




Lois J. Youngen Karen L. Zapiler Joseph A. Zink Ralph H. Zucker 
Leroy Akron Nashua, N. H. Shaker Heights 

Ed. L.A. Ed. B.A. 



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Low Man On the Totem Pole 



Silence reigns as Moulton Hall girls spend a 
quiet evening studying. Down the hill from the 
main campus, this freshman girls' dorm has finally 
gotten rid of its crowded conditions which have 
existed at various times, the most recent being 
last fall before Terrace Hall was finished. 



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Spring Events 80-95 

Summer Events 96-97 

Fall Events 98-109 

Winter Evenfr 110-116 

Queens and Standouts . . 117-127 

Government 128-135 

Music 136-140 

Speech and Drama . . . 141-147 

Publications 148-152 

Military 153-160 

Dormitories 161-168 






LlckhwhA . . , vQuroft iot, Cf mmfeftd 



"Men do not live by bread alone." How often 
have we spoken these words: Over and over again. 

Men live by environment and influence. Men 
live within intellectual formats. Men live by 
moral codes and spiritual faiths, but always the 
living must be through action — purposeful action. 

Campus activities reflect the basic urges, the 
states of mind, the desires for expression and the 
dreams of creative endeavor. The activities are 
outlets for student ambitions. At Homecoming and 
on Campus Day there are outbursts of inventive 
artistry and demonstrations of perfected skills. 
The publications prosper because of the founda- 
tional wish for thought expression. When the band 
marches across the field every student marches 
with it in spirit. Every student runs with the 
touchdown speedster and every student groans 
with suffering when the play bogs down. 





Artistic skill, clever ideas, long range planning 
and teamwork set the scene for the day's ac- 
tivities. The entire campus works hard. 



Time may mellow them, but 
the memories are fresh. 



£^-u^e^O^- C^ Q^l^y^o. 



Lights, Camera, Action-As Kent Focused On 
Its Annual Short Course In Press Photography 




Kent State's 13th annual Short Course in 
Press Photography heralded the arrival of 
256 camera bugs. From across the con- 
tinent they came — California, Michigan, 
Florida, Canada. Kent became the focal 
point for the nation's cameramen. 

These photographers invaded Engleman 
Hall. The coeds were off on spring vaca- 
tion, so they missed the discovery that 
the sloppily-dressed, over-burdened with 
bulky equipment, press photographer of 
the past is no longer with us. In his place 
is a well-dressed, neat gentleman. 

A survey of the 106 press photographers 
showed that 49 had completed college, 54 
had gone through high school, and only 
three had gone no further than the 8th 
grade. 

Short Course was the longest convention 
held here with delegates from so many 
different places and from such great 
distances. 



Cheese-cake a la mode, served at short course shoot- 
ing sessions, was the favorite dish ot the photogs. 



"This is how it's done," said Ed Farber to informa- 

tion-seeking photographers .luring one bull session. They ^ thcm ^ ^ M worked[ short Course 

members left to KSU the rubble of a week's work. 



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Photogs Invade Campus 



President Bowman opened the 1954 Short 
Course with a welcoming address. He was fol- 
lowed by the keynote speaker, Jess Gorkin, editor 
of Parade magazine. From then on, the 4-day pro- 
gram continued under the able leadership of such 
noted photographers as Barney Cowherd, best 
known for his street-corner shot titled "Main 
Street, U.S.A.;" Arthur Rothstein, technical direc- 
tor of photography for Look magazine and David 
Eisendrath Jr., technical editor of Industrial 
Photography. 

The highlight of the conference was the annual 
banquet at Twin Lakes Country Club. Pulitzer 
prize winner, Frank "Pappy" Noel, was the main 
speaker of the evening. Held prisoner in Korea by 
the Chinese communists for three years, he came 
home alive to tell of his experiences. 

Shutter sessions gave the photographers a 
chance to relax and shoot cheese-cake of gorgeous 
models. One outstanding subject was Miss Tina 
Glidewell, holder of the "Miss Ohio Press Pho- 
tographer of 1954" title. 

Bull sessions were held. Viewpoints were 
traded. New and old techniques were discussed. 

Kent's annual Photo Short Course has become 
nationally known. The 1954 Short Course proved 
highly successful, and like Kent itself, every year 
becomes bigger and better. 



Pictured left to right are: top, David Eisendrath 
Jr., free lance photographer; George A. Smallsreed 
Jr., Columbus Dispatch; middle, Jess Gorkin, Parade; 
Arthur Rothstein, Look; bottom, John J. Reidv, 
New York Mirror; Gordon Kuster Jr., Columbus 
Dispatch and Miss Ohio Press Photographer of 1954. 



After displaying their wares, 
the manufacturers of photo- 
graphic supplies gathered 
in the Arts building for a 
question-and-answer session. 





Russians Are Fooled 
In "Transatlantic" 



Three Russian spies who mistook plans 
of a comfort station for atomic secrets 
provided the plot for the 1954 "No Time 
For Classes" production. Student-written, 
acted, directed and produced, the NTFC 
musical comedy, "Transatlantic," marked 
the 10th year for Kent State's annual all- 
student production. 

The fast-moving episode concerns a fra- 
ternity man who is given an assignment to 
go abroad in order to obtain a site suitable 
for a comfort station. Hank, who designed 
the station, is aided by interested frater- 
nity brothers. The plot becomes more 
involved when Hank's girlfriend follows 
him in disguise. 

This complication leads to another when 
the spies appear on the scene. Their error 
is discovered and they are doomed to the 
salt mines. When Hank finally realizes that 
his girl is following him, and it appears 
that no one in Europe wants a comfort 
station anyway, everyone returns home. 

Particularly impressive were the music 
and script, which could only be described 
as "professional." Words and music were 
written by Tom Wissen, Don Thompson, 
and John Wilson. The play was produced 
by Gary Banas and directed by John Mor- 
row. Nancy Wood was the choreographer. 

The cast included: Joan Arick as the 
girlfriend; Frank Merolla as Hank; Jerry 
Rice, Cal Johns and Nancy McKenna as the 
spies and John Whitmore as the waiter. 



Lamp light and a lone- 
some girl — atmosphere. 



Hank was fooled by 
the French disguise. 



Sing, my comrades; 
I am a loyal Red. 



Gay extras cavort in 
NfFC's spy-thriller. 





Cafe dancers and chorus 
set the scene for a musi- 
cal comedy of foreign in- 
trigue, complete with a 
hero, a heroine, and three 
mixed-up Russian spies. 



Student -Written, Acted, Directed; NTFC A Success 



The obliging waiter in the cafe was not obliged to 
like the joke of Hank, our traveling college hero. 



Female counterpart of Russian spies tried to use her 
charms on Hank so she could steal the secret plans. 



Some of the show's chorus girls are caught teasing 
the bartender during one of the numerous rehearsals. 



The spy trio broke into tears at the thought of be- 
ing doomed to a Russian salt mine for their mistake. 




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Posing as real carny men, Dick Shaheen, Tom McCarthy, and Gene Buffo 
brought out the gambling spirit in enough carnival-goers to secure for 
Alpha Tau Omega the first place trophy in the fraternity division. 



Pennies Paved Carnival Midway 



And who would- 
n't like his pic- 
ture taken with 
a lovely model? 




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Pretty girl targets for a 
powder-puff barrage was 
Moulton's winning booth. 



The ISA's balloon-shaving 
contest went over with a 
big bang at the carnival. 



Customers' big smiles 
must indicate the dice 
were rolling their way. 



Fun For Everyone 



Penny Carnival — Kent State's mardi gras — 
wild, noisy, glaring. Barkers screamed from their 
booths while students and townspeople dug deep 
into their pockets. Lined up on the midway in 
Wills gym, 24 colorful booths both Greek and 
independent, competed for top prizes. 

Dice games, dart throws, a carnival photo 
racket and a mouse race netted 73,002 pennies 
for the Blue Key and Cardinal Key Scholarship 
fund. 



Pennies from heaven in the form of dough balls went whizzing toward 
three feminine targets in Delta Zeta's booth at Penny Carnival. Their 
only consolation was that they were doing it for a worthwhile cause. 




The Alpha Xi Delta's ring- 
a-leg booth attracted eager 
spectators and contestants. 




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Cardinal Key members and Campus Day queen finalists formed an honor 
guard in white against the background of a beautiful spring day to 
complement the arrival of the 1954 Campus Day Queen, Sue Ann Hurd. 



Color, Song, And Dancing 
Sparked '54 Campus Day 



Colorful floats lined up behind shiny new con- 
vertibles. Band players tuned up their instru- 
ments. Paraders fell into line. And crowds min- 
gled everywhere. 

This was Campus Day at Kent, the brightest 
day of spring quarter. 

At 11 a.m. Delta Upsilon fraternity's "K" Girl 
started the festivities by painting the stone "K." 

Noontime came with an honor guard of Cardi- 
nal Key members escorting the 1954 Campus Day 
queen and her attendants to the royal throne. 

Then the highlight of the day — the long, wind- 
ing parade of multicolored floats portraying songs. 

All in honor of the Kent State campus and its 
students and faculty. 



The "K" Girl, escorted by DU's Chuck Miller, began 
the day with the traditional painting of the K-stone. 





The entrance of her royal highness, Queen Sue Hurd. 




Barefooted ballerinas frolicked around the maypole. 




"Beethoven's 5th," bottle or symphony, was the 
men's independent division winner for Stopher. 




A land version of the "Showboat" was Sigma Alpha 
Epsilon's second place winner among the fraternities. 




Lowry Hall took us back to "Toyland" as the dorm 
took first in the women's independent competition. 



Second place in the men's independent division went 
to the Vets club with the "Merrv Oldsmobile" float. 




The roaring 20's were brought to life as the Delta 
Tau Delta's won first place with "Collegiate." 




Alpha Chi Omega's trolley ran along without tracks 
as their "Trolley Song" float captured first place. 





Front campus served as an outdoor amphitheater for 
the Campus Day Songfest. Spectators sprawled on 
the sloping hillside to listen to the open-air concert. 



Songfest, once just an informal singing session, 
has now grown into a formal contest between 
various campus organizations. 

For the fourth consecutive year, Chi Omega and 
Delta Tau Delta won first place in their respective 
divisions. The Chi O's won with "Clair de Lune" 
and the Delts with "Country Fair Waltz." 

In the independent women's and men's divi- 
sions, Kappa Phi won with "The Song Is You" 
and Men's Band with "Louisiana Hayride." 



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Amidst shrieks of delight from happy float and song- 
fest contestants, winners received their trophies. 



Anthony's band broke through the crowd with its 
popular "When the Saints Go Marchin' In" rendition. 



Top Band Draws Crowd 




Campus Day royalty Doris Dalitz, Queen Sue Ann 
Hurd and Marilyn Kapcar smiled for the crowd. 




Tired after Campus 
Day activities, KSU 
couples came alive in 
the evening to dance 
to the ever-popular 
music of Ray Anthony 
in an over-crowded 
MPE building. 



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Water, boats, a hillside full of spectators set 
the scene for 1954 Regatta at Hudson Springs. 







Fraternity muscle men were encouraged by the crowd 
as the first man went down in their tug-of-war contest. 



1954 Rowboat Regatta 
Was Splashing Success 



"Bigger and better than ever" was the motto 
for the 1954 Rowboat Regatta, Kent's answer to 
the Poughkeepsie boat races. 

The site was Hudson Springs park, a perfect 
spot with lots of water and plenty of hillside. 

Famous personalities were called in to high- 
light the races. Emcee Joe Mulvihill, WTAM disc 
jockey, brought two singing and recording stars 
with him. University talent rounded out the show. 

A rainy morning didn't dampen the spirits of 
participants and spectators, for by noon a mile- 
long Regatta parade was heading for Hudson. At 
last the clouds broke and the sun was shining as 
the cars entered the park. 

TV cameras rolled as queen candidates paraded 
across the platform. Then they turned their lenses 
on rowers and tug-o-war men. 

The crowd shouted encouragement to their 
favorite rowers and cried in dismay when an oar 
was dropped. They groaned and grunted as tug- 
o-war men pulled and strained at the rope. 

It was a wonderful Regatta. The best yet. 



Stationed in the middle of the lake on a flag-bedecked 
float, the judges sent word back to land after each 
race announcing the winner and his rowing time. 




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Taking a break between races, the crowd stretched out on the grass for a rest 
and some refreshment while enjoying the entertainment provided between events. 




Queen finalists waited on the reviewing stand for 
judging. They were Carol Hampton, Ginny Madden, 
Eleanor Bland, Betty Hasson and Marilyn Vargo. 



Into a huddle went Lin Houston, Brown's guard, 
Coach Trevor Rees and Joe Mulvihill, disc jockey, to 
call signals and to "spin" out the queen of the regatta. 




Age makes no difference when 
excitement is in the air. 

Pull, we still have a chance. 
This tug-of-war is dragging. 

Wyoma Winters, recording 
star, entertained at Regatta. 

A snack bolstered his spirit 
so he could cheer refreshed. 

The queen's trophy looked 
pretty, even in another's arms. 

The prexy and his wife 
were among Regatta fans. 










Spring Hums With 
Activity-Full Weeks 



Everything happens in Spring. It is 
then that the campus comes alive. 

An annual barrage of high school 
editors and reporters invaded Kent's 
campus for the press clinic sponsored 
by NEOSP. 

The first quartet contest put on by 
Alpha Phi Omega, gave first place 
honors to Delta Gamma and Alpha 
Tau Omega. 

To top it all off, there was a snow- 
fall in May. But this only added to 
the feverish pitch of excitement. A 
beard growing contest, political cam- 
paign, and a water show — all part of 
busy weeks. 

But everything must come to an 
end. Seniors graduate, students take 
their final exams, and the school year 
closes. 



Winners in beard growing contest were Dick Shaheen 
and Paul Stokes. Gene Kestranek made sure its for real. 



Honored at MSA banquet were Tom Meinhardt, 
ATO Manhood trophy; Herb Ryan, Manchester cup. 



Sharks club members formed a huge floating cross by 
candlelight in their "Aqua-Campus" water-ballet show. 




Students made their voices in politics heard by using 
their right to vote, even if it meant a short wait. 



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Collegiate noses rubbed the ground as the guys 
did their best in the peanut-pushing contest. 



Local "Olympic" Champs 
Sparked May Day Relays 



Female athletes compete in one of themanyraces under 
a decided handicap of having their legs tied together. 



Spectators' expressions showed their mixed emotions 
as friend met foe in the local "olympic" contests. 



Bigger than flies, but just as slippery, balloons 
proved a hard target for the newspaper swatters. 



Girls have muscles too, as clearly shown by the 
five young ladies pulling hard in the tug-of-war. 




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President Bowman Honored 
For Ten Years of Service 





The sociology award for the outstanding senior woman 
was presented to Margaret Anderson by Chi Omega. 



Students "lined up" spring work with the payment 
of fees after the final juggling of their schedules. 



Students Receive Awards 



Practically everyone received honors spring 
quarter. The most outstanding of these was the 
assembly held in honor of President Bowman's 
10th anniversary at Kent. Surprises for the Presi- 
dent included a brochure showing physical devel- 
opment of the university and unveiling the 
portrait of the President, painted by Professor 
Novotny, head of the school of art. 

153 were cited for scholarship at the 22nd an- 
nual Honors Day assembly, and trophies went to 
dorms, fraternities and sororities. 

President Bowman again figured in the picture 
when he presented decorations and trophies to dis- 
tinguished members of the Army and Air Force 
ROTC. 



The graduates of four years of ROTC were given their long-awaited 



commissio 



ns to rank of second lieutenants. 




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6 50 Honored On 
Graduation Day 



The memorable day was 
here, one that the senior 
would remember the rest of 
his life. 

The day that the parents 
and friends search the sea of 
young adults seated in front 
of them, looking for their own 
son or daughter. They recog- 
nize them, smile proudly, and 
look as if they want to poke 
the person in front of them 
and say, "That's mine — the 
one whose cap is slightly 
tilted. Doesn't he look like a 
graduate?" 

This was June 12, 1954, 
graduation day for 650 Kent 
seniors. 

Speaker Dr. S. E. Gerard 
Priestly, British historian, 
threw out a challenge to them 
and President Bowman 
praised them. 

Then the conferment of de- 
grees, quickly followed by the 
recessional to waiting con- 
gratulations. 




Students and faculty in scholarly cap and gown, well-wishing 
friends and relatives, filled the MPE building on graduation day. 




A sigh of relief 
escaped graduates 
after the ceremony. 



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Shaded walks offered a cool retreat and a rolling green campus tempted 
students on their way to class. This was summer school at Kent State, 
— sizzling days and balmy nights. Green trees, green grass and multi- 
colored flowers with weekends of lazy swimming and sunning for tans. 




Workmen broiled in the hot sun as work got under way 
on constructing a new stand for the football stadium. 



Dressed for the weather, these 
practicing twists and twirls ir 



majorettes enjoyed 
the summer heat. 



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Sunshine and Cokes 



The days were hot and so were the classrooms, 
but KSU summer school students managed to cool 
off between classes by sipping cokes in the Hub 
and studying their lessons outdoors. 

Besides those who stayed to add credits, there 
were the graduate students, back to work towards 
a higher degree. Changes in the administration 
were made when a new publicity post was created 
by President Bowman. 

Social and cultural life were highlighted with 
programs featuring Rise Stevens and the Cleve- 
land Summer Symphony orchestra. Speakers of 
international importance, General Carlos P. Rom- 
ulo and Dwight Cooke, added a touch of foreign 
flavor. 

To spark up the last few waning weeks, the 
first dog show was held at Kent State. 

And then, though the days were still hot and 
long, summer school was over. The campus rested 
for a few weeks before the rush of freshman week. 




One of the many programs offered by the University 
during the summer was the Portage County Dog show 
which attracted both thoroughbreds and dog lovers. 



Summer Term Included 
Study, Culture, Fun 



"Standing room only," was the case at the annual 
summer concert of the Cleveland Symphony orchestra 
as students and townspeople turned out in force. 



No, not a ticket! Just some tips on how to drive. 
These State Highway Patrolmen were attending the 
University's refresher course in driver-education. 



It was off to summper camp for many Kent State stu- 
dents. Here are Keith Mathews and William Kieffer 
at the 1954 ROTC Summer Camp held in Kentucky. 





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Record Frosh Enrollment 
Follows Nationwide Trend 




"Hey Frosh, dink" was the delight of upperclassmen 
and the dread of new comers during Freshman week. 



Autos jammed campus curbs 
as fall registration began. 



An informal dance gave freshmen a chance to become better acquainted and see a part of college life. 




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Dink-topped freshmen flocked to the Men's Physic; 
Ed building to listen to President Bowman's annu; 



welcoming address for new students. Also on the 
program was music provided by the Kent faculty. 



2,000 Freshman 
Welcomed 

Kent State opened a new world to a record- 
breaking 2,000 newcomers during traditional 
freshman week. 

Dinks, proper attire of the week, were seen en 
masse at President Bowman's welcoming speech 
and reception and at Meet the Faculty Night 
Mixers like the Freshman Hop, the Freshman 
Prevue, and tours across campus gave the frosh 
an insight into K.S.U. life. 

The grand finale was the long, confusing task 
of registration for freshmen and upperclassmen. 




DU's winning Pork 
Barrel Skit in the 
Freshman Prevue. 




reshmen puzzled over the large registration card. 



Three freshmen were served at President's reception. 





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Kent's sweetheart of sweethearts, Homecoming queen Marilyn Kapcar 
and her court entered through a sabre arch of shining silver to pierce 
the human heart formed by KSU's Twin Marching bands as they played 
"A Pretty Girl Is Like A Melody" during the game's halftime show. 



Cold Start But Warm Finish - Homecoming of '54 



Crisp, cold weather, shivering judges, and half-frozen students — 
this was Kent's 1954 Homecoming. 

Students, not yet thawed out from an all-night vigil working 
on house decorations, joined enthusiastic alumni to watch the 
KSU-BG clash. 

Warm coffee and hot dogs were in demand at halftime as a 
huge crowd enjoyed a halftime show featuring "Droodles" by BG 
and a heart formed by the Twin Marching bands for the introduction 
of the Homecoming queen. 

The big thrill came just at the end of the game when Kent's 
Rittichier raced 90 yards to beat BG 28-25. 

At night, an overflowing crowd of 4,000 couples danced to the 
smooth rhythmic beat of Woody Herman and his "Third Herd" in 
the men's gym. 



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Did it go over or didn't it? 




Homecoming queen, Marilyn Kapcar, 
was escorted bv Charles Miller. 



My goodness, it can't be true. It must be Kent's ball. Faces of the 
fans showed mixed expressions as students and townspeople thronged 
to the game, braving freezing weather to watch the Homecoming tilt. 




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Couples stopped dancing just to listen and thrill 
to the jazz beat of Woody Herman's "Third Herd." 



Happy Homecoming 





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Decoration wins for Delta Tau Delta 




First place honors awarded to AXO's. 




Delta Sigma Pi's winning decoration. 



It seems as if the only space left for dancing is in the band spot as 
couples crowded up to the rope to listen to the nation's number one band. 




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They cheered like mad as their sons did their best for "Dad" and beat 
Western Michigan. A fitting tribute to a father on "Dad's Day." 



Rain-soaked Dads Rewarded By Sons' Victory 



The KSU band blared forth with its own brand of 
cheering when the spectators' voices gave out. 



Huddled together on the benches beside the 
football field, sat proud but rain-soaked fathers 
of the KSU football team. Each wore his son's 
number printed on a huge cardboard plaque on 
his back. 

To celebrate the occasion, the band put on a 
special show during halftime ending up in grand 
style by spelling out the word, "Dad". But the 
finishing touch was supplied by the sons them- 
selves as the Flashes beat Western Michigan, 20-13. 




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Considering the rain, sleet, and cold, many footbal 
fans turned out from Evansville and neighboring 




No needles in this haystack . . . only the frozen feet 
of some bowl game participants trying to keep warm. 

Bowl queen, Miss Retrigadorable, and her court give 
their support to the teams during the exciting game. 



areas, and a few from Kent and Delaware, to watch 
the two teams clash in the Refrigerator Bowl game. 



Bowl Game An Ice Box 



Win or lose, rain or shine — it didn't make much 
difference to the Golden Flashes. It was still an 
exciting weekend — one they're bound to remem- 
ber the rest of their lives. 

Despite bad weather conditions, many Evans- 
ville football fans turned out to cheer on their 
favorite. Although plans didn't materialize so that 
Kent students could make the long trip, spirit was 
still high on the home front with students travel- 
ing to the bowl game via their radios. 




"Swabbies" clear the 
deck of water for a 
muddy gridiron clash. 





The "Messiah", an annual Christmas presentation, featured the"150-member 
Oratorio Guild and KSU's symphony orchestra. Four professional soloists 
highlighted the occasion which was open to the public free of any charge. 



Stopher Hall men took part in the Christmas spirit 
by giving a party for the underprivileged children. 




Christmas is rich with the spirit of charity. 
Charity is defined as "loving all men as brothers 
because they are sons of God." Gifts in the name 
of charity are not important solely for the material 
value; they are greatly enhanced by the acts of 
kindness and thoughtfulness they symbolize. 

Christmas is rich in tradition. Tradition that 
becomes more meaningful as it mellows with age. 
The caroling, midnight services, the tree and the 
spirit behind the gifts mean even more, knowing 
that it has gone on for centuries. 

Kent does her part at Christmas to provide a 
taste of the Christmas spirit for the students and 
faculty before they leave on their long-awaited 
vacation. Parties and dinners, decorations and 
gifts for the underprivileged show that Kent tries 
to make it a merry Christmas for all. 



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Numerous Events Spark 
Fall Quarter Activity 



Not always capturing headlines, but neverthe- 
less important in campus life, Fall quarter events 
included speakers, plays, campus changes and 
improvements and a host of social activities. 

Chilled but loyal students huddled in the un- 
completed football stands then under construc- 
tion. Campus politics absorbed many students' 
time and work as elections drew near. "Jaywalk- 
ers" were discouraged from their practices when 
a new traffic light was installed at Terrace and 
Portage drives. 

Dr. S. E. Gerald Priestly, British historian and 
author, spoke on the world situation. At the an- 
nual Presidents' banquet, James L. Wick was the 
speaker. 

The Christmas spirit prevailed as the Oratorio 
Guild and the KSU symphony orchestra combined 
to present "The Messiah." "Night Must Fall" and 
"Justice" were University theater productions of 
the quarter. 



One of the biggest, all-out political campaigns Kent 
had seen on the campus was the rip-roaring rally 
between B-G and Nu-K, complete with calliope. 



Construction was completed on the new stadium stands before the last few games of the season were played. 



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Planning an extensive building program, one of the structures started early in the year was the Training school. 



Expansion — From Buildings To Water Coolers 



Expansion was the keynote of the autumn 
quarter at KSU. Kent State University Training 
school began its rise from the mud and water 
where excavation began. Work continued on the 
new football stands which had been started dur- 
ing the summer. While the Training school was 



slowly rising from the Summit street tract, a 
radar experimental station appeared on the sky- 
line atop McGilvrey hall. All improvements were 
not of a mammoth variety as a small but mighty 
water cooler appeared as a pleasant surprise in 
Kent hall. 



Just one of the many displays that was available for With different colored tissues as markers, KSU police 

KSU students to see in the Arts building gallery. made a survey of the streets most widely used by cars. 




Winter Events 




Alpha Phi's "Salute to George M. Cohen" won the 
critics' top praise in the sorority competition. 




Hilarity reigned as Stopher made poor "Willie" S. 
turn over in his grave with a take-off on Caesar. 



Animated creatures were the center of attraction 
as Moulton hall presented "Swinging On A Star." 




From Caesar to Shane 
Featured at Pork Barrel 



A packed house witnessed another annual Pork 
Barrel on February 11-12; sponsored by AWS and 
MSA. Organized by Pat Barber and Jerry Hayes, 
co-chairmen, Pork Barrel was comprised of fra- 
ternities, sororities and independent groups on 
campus. Taking first place honors for the third 
straight year in the fraternity division was Delta 
Upsilon. The audience was taken on a make-be- 
lieve trip to the Orient by a skit entitled "Cool 
Saki — Goes to the Orient." A touch of history was 
added by "Is This Your Life Julius?" and "Drums 
Along the Cuyahoga." 

An African setting was the scene for "Innova- 
tions in Bongo." It appeared that "travel" played 
an important role in the 1955 Pork Barrel theme, 
and "Drane" was no exception; it was built around 
a western scene. 

Music also played a predominant part in Pork 
Barrel in the form of "A Salute to George M. Co- 
hen, "A Toast to America," and "Swinging on a 
Star." Between acts, the audience was entertain- 
ed by various musical, pantomime and comedy 
skits. The general response to Pork Barrel 1955 
was very favorable as was shown by the attend- 
ance and the applause. Acting as emcees for both 
nights of Pork Barrel were Bob Williams and Jack 
Rittichier. 



"Toast to Americ: 
the Delta Zetas 



brought second honors to 
■r their patriotic exhibit. 






Sigma Alpha Epsilon's western skit, "Drane," though "Drums Along the Cuyahoga" found Capt. Brady be- 

not a winner, added variety to the evenings skits. ing pursued by "injuns" in Lowry's second place skit. 




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South Terrace's first Barrel attempt was highly 
successful with their "Is This Your Life, Julius?" 



"Innovations in Bongo" offered precisioned dancing 
backed with much colorful scenery by Delta Upsilon. 



Third place in the fraternity division was awarded to 
the Theta Chi fraternity for their "Jenny FantasySuit." 



A G.I. alters E. Asian musical tastes in ATO's second 
place skit, "Cool Saki- Jazz Goes to the Orient." 





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Following the tradition begun in the '30's by 
their predecessors, Alpha Phi entertained the ac- 
tive Greeks at the annual All-Greek formal, Feb- 
ruary 18th, 1955. The setting for the gala occasion 
was Meyers Lake, Canton, with Charlie Pickens 
and his orchestra furnishing the music. As the 
couples gathered for the dance, they saw the ball- 
room decorated with the colorful banners of their 
fraternities and sororities. The friendly atmos- 
phere of dancing and talking put aside the tradi- 
tional competition of the Greek world. Dancing 
continued until midnight, and at the conclusion, 
the happy couples left the All-Greek until another 
year. 



Fountain lights continued to change colors as Alpha 
Phi pledges were introduced to the rest of the Greeks. 



Greeks Pack Meyers Lake for Apha Phi-Sponsored Dance 



Charlie Pickens and his orchestra provided the tempo for the 
Greeks trying out the dance floor. Others just relaxed and took ad- 
vantage of the chairs which had been put there for the foot-weary. 




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The Alpha Phi's under the direction of Ann Lee Metcalf sang out with 
melodic tones to their brother fraternity Sigma Nu at the All Greek. 



Alpha Phi Pledges 
Meet Other Greeks 



Intermission found the Phis in the limelight, as 
President Marlene Hallock welcomed the Greeks 
and their dates. Alpha Phi actives formed a court 
through which nine girls who became members 
since last year's dance and fifteen new pledges 
walked as they were introduced to the Greeks of 
the campus. As each was presented she received 
a rose from Carol Evans, social chairman. Actives 
and pledges joined to serenade those attending. 
In return, Sigma Nu, their brothers, sang to the 
new members. 



Marlene Hallock, president of Alpha Phi introduced 
another pledge as the rest of the sorority watched. 





The crowd stood entranced by the "hot trumpet" of Ralph Marterie, 
one of the top bandleaders in the country, as he played a top hit. 




A "cosy" atmosphere 
pervaded the evening 
of dancing to Marterie. 



Music for easy lis- 
tening is played for 
Military Ball guests. 



A Splashing Fountain 
And Sparkling Music 



The lights dimmed, the fountain began to spar- 
kle and one of the top bands in the nation began 
to play as the University's biggest and most spec- 
tacular and dramatic social event of the year got 
underway. 

The seventh annual Military Ball replaced the 
abandoned Top Hop as the event to look forward 
to on the year's social calendar. 

Dancing to the music of Ralph Marterie and 
his downbeat orchestra, the student body and 
members of both the Army and Air Force ROTC 
units took adequate advantage of the smooth 
dance music. 

Intermission ceremonies were highlighted by 
the sabre-arched procession of the queen and her 
royal crowning in front of the bandstand. Picked 
through popular vote of the Cadet Corps, the 
queen and her two attendants received flowers 
and gifts from campus organizations and then 
left the spotlight escorted by the Corps, Wing and 
Regimental commanders, back through the sabre 
arch. 




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queen. 



Cheek to cheek, the couples dance around the ballroom. 



Gifts for the royalty were presented to Rosemarie Perkowski, queen of 
the 1955 Military Ball, by Erro! Knox, Corps Commander of KSU ROTC. 




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Twirp Night 



Many activities constituted the social life of 
the University during Winter quarter. Two of 
these activities were the Jazz club and Twirp 
Night. 

The Jazz Club is a new organization and is 
based on the ever-increasing popularity of modern 
jazz. The club grew very quickly and now has a 
membership which exceeds 100. Its influence 
spread over the campus when it had Teddy Charles 
and his jazz combo to play for Twirp Night. 

Twirp Night was quite a change from the us- 
ual procedure. The coeds opened doors, lighted 
cigarettes and carried books for the men. This was 
the system of reverse etiquette for Twirp Day. 
The day was highlighted with the jazz concert 
held at night. The feature of this concert was the 
crowning of the Twirp King who was selected 
from candidates nominated by the women's dormi- 
tories and sororities. 



A good-sized crowd turned out for KSU's first jazz 
concert that provided the evening entertainment for 
Twirp Day and to pick the Twirp Kirigfrom Contestants. 



The Teddy Charles Quartet really 
for the students. That's Charles 



goes to town 
on the vibes. 



Frank Torok better known as "Earth Angel" received 
his trophy as Twirp King during the intermission. 




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Trombones blare forth 
on the heavy notes dur- 
ing "Elephant's Tango." 



Miss Kent State, Mary Ann Bamberger, received her trophy from 
Sally Andrus while attendants Joan Webster, Char Frolo and Bar- 
bara Curtis stood by. All four girls were given flowers and gifts 
from various organizations and sororities during intermission time. 



The University Social Committee made its sec- 
ond annual contribution of the year to the KSU 
campus in the form of Eddie Grady and his 14- 
piece band, The Commanders playing for the Top 
Hop. 

Miss Mary Ann Bamberger, Miss Kent State, 
and her attendants were presented at intermission 
time. Aside from the well-known "Elephant Tan- 
go", the Commanders offered a great variety, both 
in talent and tempo of music. Eddie Grady's tech- 
nique on the drums was, without question, super- 
ior. Up through 1953, the Top Hop has been held 
in the form of a dance. After poor attendance for 
three years in succession, the Social Committee 
decided to try something new. Thus it became a 
concert in 1954 and 1955. 



Top Hop 
Concert 




The Commanders and Eddie Grady show 
off the famous style that brought them into 
the limelight in the pop records field. 




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Winter — Providing Fun 
And Activities Galore 



At one time Winter quarter was considered a 
"dead" quarter. But after the 1954 activity- 
packed term, skeptics took a second look and 
changed their attitude. There was the highly 
successful Pork Barrel, the annual Snowball 
formal, Military Ball, Jazz concert and various 
fraternity and sorority winter formals. There 
were snowball fights in front of the Union and 
snowmen built in front of dorms. Of course, 
there were the 3-foot drifts to trudge through, 
not to mention the blizzards that started on Fri- 
day afternoons and seemed to last all weekend 
ruining many well-laid plans. Dead? Every 
week was filled with work, play and some rest 
in order to face the busy week-end ahead. 



Winter quarter was active — playtime 
on Kent's hills — quartet singing contest, 
Collegiates won — a special election for 
Miss KSU and a penny collection for the 
Dukeof Kent, ThetaChi's Joseph Kainrad. 




During Winter quarter the bloodmobile once again visited the campus 
and the students responded by more than fulfilling the high quota. 




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From a field of sixty contestants it is hard to 
choose one as most outstanding, but this the 
judges did and came up with Miss Mikelann Mur- 
phy as the 1955 Chestnut Burr queen. Lovely 
Miss Murphy is a freshman from Kent and is a 
member of Alpha Phi sorority. The honey blond, 
blue-eyed Mikelann is majoring in home econom- 
ics and business. She is a member of Booster club, 
Home Ec club and AWS. 



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Delta Zeta 



Smiling, dark-haired, Miss Janice Eileen Alls- 
house was one of those chosen to attend the Burr 
queen. A junior at Kent, Miss Allshouse hails 
from Cleveland. Her major field of interest is 
kindergarten-primary. Her social life centers 
around Delta Zeta sorority. 





An HPE major, Miss Dorothy Harvey was 
chosen Burr queen attendant two years in a row. 
Dorothy is 20 and a junior at Kent. Active on 
campus, she is a member of Cardinal Key, Kappa 
Delta Pi, Delta Psi Kappa and Gamma Delta. Miss 
Harvey is also a member of Alpha Chi Omega. 



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Her students will love her — Miss Audrey Mc- 
Entire, Burr queen attendant. A sophomore from 
Cambridge Springs, Pennsylvania, Audrey is ma- 
joring in elementary education. A member of 
Delta Gamma, Miss McEntire is musically inclined 
and sings with the choir and madrigal singers. 





Campus Day Queen 



Lovely Miss Sue Ann Hurd shed tears of sur- 
prise and joy as she learned she was chosen Cam- 
pus Day Queen for 1954. Sue Ann, HPE major 
from Newton Falls, Ohio, will be remembered as 
head drum majorette of the KSU Twin Marching 
bands, a member of Delta Psi Kappa, HPE honor- 
ary and freshman counselor for three years in 
Moulton hall. 



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Miss Eleanor Bland, a sophomore from Akron, 
was selected 1954 Rowboat Regatta Queen at the 
annual Stater-sponsored event held at Hudson 
Springs park. Judges for the event included Joe 
Mulvihill, WTAM disc jockey. Miss Bland is a 
home economics-education major and is house 
manager for the Alpha Phi sorority house. 



Alpha Phi 





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Homecoming Queen 





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Crowned at half-time ceremonies of the KSU- 
BG football game and reigning over the dance at 
the MPE building was Homecoming Queen of 
1954, Marilyn Kapcar. Miss Kapcar is a Winter of 
'55 graduate, majoring in sociology. The queen 
from Strongsville, Ohio, was secretary of the Nu- 
K political party and vice president of Alpha Xi 
Delta. 



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A vote of the entire ROTC Corps selected 
Rosemary Perkowski, Twin Lakes Freshman, from 
the seven finalists to reign over the Annual Mili- 
tary Ball at Meyers Lake February, 1955. Ralph 
Marterie and his orchestra played for the dance. 
Home Economics major, Rosemary is an ROTC 
sponsor and a member of the Newman Club. 






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At an all-university election, KSU students 
voted Mary Ann Bamberger, Miss Kent State. 
"Bambi" is an HPE major from Canton, Ohio and 
a member of Chi Omega Sorority. Some of her 
many extra-curricular activities are president of 
AWS, Association of Women Students, member of 
Kappa Delta Pi, and of the HPE, Hockey and New- 
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Receiving one-half of the near $300 contrib- 
uted, Theta Chi's candidate, Joe Kainrad, was pro- 
claimed Duke of Kent for 1955. Funds from this 
annual Chi Omega-sponsored project help in the 
construction of a pavilion to be erected in Engle- 
man woods. 



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Joan Webster 




Mary Ann Bamberger 



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The 1955 Chestnut Burr Salutes 
To The Outstanding Seniors 



Every year, it is the privilege of the Chestnut 
Burr to pick several graduating seniors which the 
editorial staff feels are outstanding seniors. 

They must have fulfilled the necessary re- 
quirements — scholarship, activities, service to 
the University and all around ability. But it is a 



difficult task. Only a limited number can be 
picked from so large a group and those pictured 
here in the yearbook are the ones the Burr feels 
to be the most qualified, though many others are 
just as outstanding. These are The Seniors. These 
the Burr Salutes. 



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Students exchanged money for books and books for 
money at the Student Book Exchange, one of the many 



projects sponsored by Student Council to aid the Uni- 
versity students in keeping services campus-centered. 



Student Government 



Protested elections, rejuvenated political par- 
ties, a new constitution and questionable political 
practices were part of Student Government's con- 
siderations this year. 

Highlighted by the best political campaigns 
Kent has seen, complete with cake, cider and cal- 
liopes, the fall election produced a disappointing 
17 per cent vote. 



HIGH COURT OF JUS- 
TICE: Prof. Kent, Joe 
Kainrad and CeattaO'Sako. 




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Student Council 



STUDENT COUNCIL, left to right: row 1: Dick Ed- 
wards, Joe Franko, Ted King, Chuck Miller, Jack Rice 
and Robert Kent. Row 2: Char Frolo, Joyce Mueller, 
Wanda Bartholomew, Ginny Greaves, KarlynVaughan, 
Nora Granat, Nancy Lee and Sally Andrus. Row 3: 
Virginia Brislinger, Joyce Israel, Nancy Cooke, Phyl- 
lis Bilbrey, Janice Allshouse, Janet Hammond, Mar- 
lene Hallock, Carol Seager and Jo Ann Smith. Row 4: 
George Travis, Nick Lalumia, Joe Farrell, Herb Seager, 
Joe Barbee, Marv Katz, Ty Caplin and Harris Brown Jr. 



The hands of the clock said it was 4 p.m., the 
gavel rapped for attention and all was quiet. An- 
other Student Council meeting was underway. 

Student Council is a government organization, 
elected by and democratically representing the 
student body. Its purpose is to provide an instru- 
ment which makes it possible for all students to 
voice their opinions in any program which would 
make Kent a better university. 

Some of the biggest problems of the year came 
during Fall quarter. Following election of class 
officers and Frosh Student Council representa- 
tives, a protest was lodged by a political party 
against four mistakes on the ballot. Council ac- 
cepted three of these as valid. The fourth gave the 
High Court its first case. Soon after, the discrim- 
ination of local merchants against Negroes created 
another problem which required Council's atten- 
tion. 



SC officers: Roy Berko, Vice Pres: Rae Prosser, 
Treas. ; Joan Webster, Pres.; and Roberta Leidorf, Sec. 




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Blue and Gold 



Blue and Gold officers, left to right: row 1: Rae 
Prosser, Sec. and Joanne Buckey, Treas. Row 2: 
Herb Seager, Vice Pres. and Jack Gattozzi, Pres. 



For the first time in the history of the Blue 
and Gold party, they came out on the short end 
of a ballot count in the Fall elections. This car- 
ried the political change over from the national 
scene to the campus. 

BG political party made its first appearance on 
campus in 1936, as the University's first political 
party, only to disband four years later in favor of 
an all-Greek party. 1947 gave birth to a powerful 
political force which, until last Fall, never lost an 
election. 

The party platform has always been "better 
campus politics through placement of capable in- 
dividuals." They coin this statement in their cam- 
paign slogan, "BG for better government." 



BLUE AND GOLD, left to right: row 1: Lillian Pol- 
lack, Kareen Meek, Judy Kropp and Lynne Wiley. 



Row 2: Ben Kaster, Ford Parkes, Joe Farrell and 
Don Pritchard. They campaign for better government. 




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Xu-K, left to right: row 1: Thomas Browne, Jane 
Gotschall, Jack Gimbell, Joyce Gibitz, Roger Call, 



Janet Hammond, Andrew Thomas and Kay Davis. 
These are members of Kent's newest political party. 



Nu-K Political Party 



Xu-K political party officers are, left to right: 
Joseph Franko, Pres. ; Elaine Kovalchik, Sec; Jim 
McCarthy, Vice Pres.; and Xick Georgianni, Pres. 



After being completely rolled over in the 1953 
election, Nu-K finally saw the handwriting on the 
wall and became the true Nu-Kent party in the 
1954 Fall elections. 

The acquisition of Alpha Phi, excellent coop- 
eration and a clever campaign were all major 
factors in the rejuvenation of the party. A tightly 
knit organization of eleven fraternities and soror- 
ities, Nu-K believes that politics is everyone's job. 

Convinced that the independent student is not 
sufficiently represented on campus, the Nu-K con- 
stitution states that they will attempt to remedy 
this situation by choosing candidates outside of 
the party. 

Firmly entrenching itself in politics on the 
Kent campus with their 1954 victory, Nu-K pre- 
pared to move forward "for the good of the party." 




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MSA, left to right: row 1: James Whitley, Bob Caster, 
Don Kirkman, Dick Edwards and John DiCillo. 



Row 2: Ben McGinnis, Glenn Nygreen, Orv Jackson, 
Richard Fedosh, Jack Gimbel and Dominic Lalumia. 



Men's Student Association 




Men's Student Association, composed of all 
male students on the KSU campus, is formed 
around four basic principles: leadership, charac- 
ter, scholarship and service. 

Pork Barrel, co-sponsored by MSA and AWS, is 
a Winter Quarter event which is one of the top 
affairs of the scholastic year. The association also 
sponsors the annual Beard Growing Contest, the 
Senior Men's Banquet and the President's 
Banquet. 

Its executive council also initiated a success- 
ful series of week-end dances in co-operation with 
the Student Union. 



MSA officers are: Dan Pat- 
ridge, Treas. ; Myron Grossman, 
Pres., Ed Menger, Sec. ; and Xick 
Giorgianni, Vice Pres. 



AWS 



Women students at Kent State University have 
their own governing body — Association of Women 
Students. 

When a coed pays her university fees she auto- 
matically becomes a member of AWS. However, 
this does not mean that when AWS holds a meet- 
ing, all women students attend. On the contrary, 
representatives from each dorm, each class and a 
few organizations, like Pan Hellenic, are chosen by 
the coeds themselves to voice their opinions. 

Through its executive board, AWS has legisla- 
tive power on all matters pertaining to the rules 
and regulations for University women. Interdor- 
mitory council, the judicial branch of AWS, along 
with the house council of each dormitory, enforces 
the regulations set up by the executive board. 

AWS sponsors parties for off-campus women, a 
reception for commuters and the senior women's 
banquet. 




AWS officers, left to right: Joyce Dively, Cor. Sec; 
Lou Mariol, Treas.; Des Harris, Rec. Sec; Shirley 
Moore, Vice Pres.; and Mary Bamberger, Pres. 



AWS left to right: row 1: Evelyn Schroeder, Janet Kirk, Bert 
Ringhand, Carol Cooper, Joyce Burch and Dolores Harvey. Row 2: Jan 
Kole, Pat Barber, Diane Gill, Judy Kropp, Nancy Lee and Pat Mackey. 




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ISA officers, left to right: row 1; Shirley Hart- 
zell, Sec. and Marian Hartman, Vice Pres. Row 2: 
Lois Wigglesworth, Treas. and Don Pritchard, Pres. 



I S A 



There are independents, independent independ- 
ents and organized independents. The members of 
ISA can be classified in the last group. 

Independent Student's Association was found- 
ed so that the unaffiliated students on campus 
could have a social organization. 

During the year, ISA asked the permission of 
Student Council to operate a check-cashing service 
in the Student Union. The idea "caught on" and 
has now become one of the most valuable services 
being performed on campus. 

The organization "shaved" their way to first 
place in Penny Carnival with a decorative barber- 
shop stand. Other activities included participation 
in Campus Day and Rowboat Regatta. 



ISA, left to right: row 1: Suzanne Reynolds, Eliza- 
beth Suebner, Carol Raymond, Shirley Selzer, Margie 
Carlozzi and Lois Wigglesworth. Row 2: Roy Yie, 



Louise Saunders, George Liviola, Shirley Hartzell, 
Dave Walters, Marian Hartman and Don Pritchard. 
Any student can join if he doesn't wish to go Greek. 




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Booster Club 



"Keep it alive with number 5." "Put the Zips 
in a fix with number 6." "Get a bowl date with 
number 8." Thus, KSU's Booster Club did what 
their name indicates — helped boost campus ath- 
letic spirit. 

Under new leadership, this group put its pro- 
verbial "foot down" and demanded that represent- 
ative groups either "show up for meetings" or 
"get out of the organization." The response was 
overwhelming — more groups were 100 per cent 
paid up members than ever before, representatives 
attended meetings regularly and spirit on campus 
sky-rocketed. 

Plans for a mass migration to the Bowl game 
and numerous attempts for a card show fell 
through, but the students couldn't fail to be aware 
that there was such a thing as a Booster club. 




Booster club officers are, left to right: Dave 
Habeger, Treas. ; Richard Edwards, Pres.; Mimi 
Einhouse, Sec; and James Laing, group advisor. 



BOOSTER CLUB, left to right: row 1: Marilyn Ham- 
ill, Jerry Kouris, Marcia Montgomery, Flo Brickford, 
Louise Sanders and Ann Johnson. Row 2: Bud Martin, 
Nancv Wiseman, Thomas Xewhart, Xeil McBride, 



Joyce Mueller and Jack M. Schneider. Row 3: Marvin 
F. Allen, Robert M. Foust, Kenneth J. Patterson, Bob 
Pugrant, Dave Gascoigne and Frank Barber. These 
members kept student spirit high through the year. 




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A Fifteen Minute Show Doesn't Tell the Whole Story 



Spectators see Kent State University's Twin 
Marching Bands snap out on the field, work out 
the routine of a show, play the Alma Mater and 
march off. The appearance lasts up to 15 minutes 
which doesn't seem like a very long time but for 
that length of time, or even less, it takes quite a 
bit of work and time on the part of many 
individuals. 

The idea of the show must be thought up and 
formations worked out and music chosen for the 
performance. The music must be played until it 
is known well enough to be played while march- 
ing. That's no small task. The show must be 



walked through, marched through and finally 
done with music until it is letter perfect. At the 
beginning of the season the band works perhaps 
the hardest to get the musicians marching, think- 
ing and playing together; for each new season 
brings a partially new band and it has a tradition 
to uphold, that of a colorful and unique show, syn- 
chronizing precision movements with good band 
music. And that's quite a tradition. 

Individually the band members practice more 
to smooth up rough spots in the music and they 
are responsible for the care and appearance of 
their uniforms and instruments. 



A Cleveland sports broadcaster called them the 
greatest band he had ever seen. Others have said 



that they were "best by a mile." To us, they're 
known as the Kent State Twin Marching Bands. 




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The attraction of the front line has something to dc 
with composition, not exactly ol the musical kind 



Music and Marching 
Just to Entertain You 



A lot of work goes into putting on the show but 
even for the work the show still may not be suc- 
cessful. The weather is a very important element. 
The intricate steps and routines are hampered by 
slippery footing. 

Instruments go out of tune in different temper- 
atures. They don't all go sharp or flat — which 
would be a little help. The musician must play it 
in tune. Why do they go through all this? "For 
your entertainment!" 



Some last minute rallying for the football team 
as the band marches down in the snake dance "S". 



Precision in synchronization, colorful uniforms in 
a pleasing formation make up the Twin Band's show. 



Some of the formations have a very practical counter- 
part; this is to help with the United Fund Drive. 




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KSU's Concert Band, the other half of Kent's famed 
Twin Bands, took the platform for another concert. 



Under the direction of Professor Roy D. Metcalt, 
they have become a well-balanced musical group. 



With a Few Changes— An Indoor Concert Band 




Originator and di- 
rector of the KSU 
Twin Bands is Roy 
D. Metcalf, in his 
26th vear at Kent. 



Put away most of the marches, the show rou- 
tines and boots. Get out the music that has longer 
hair and the music stands and chairs. Their prac- 
tice room is now in a building, the third floor of 
Merrill hall, not outdoors on the football field. 
There have been some changes made. 

The 70 piece band of student musicians is di- 
rected by Roy D. Metcalf. The high spot of the 
year is the annual winter concert. Music com- 
bined with choreography makes an interesting 
evening's entertainment. An education lacking in 
recognition and some knowledge of the works of 
the great masters would be a scanty education 
indeed. An understanding and an appreciation of 
the fine arts makes a truly intelligent man or 
woman. 

The concert band is known for being versatile. 
At Campus Day the Twin Marching Bands go into 
action as they lead the parade. They unite as the 
Concert Band and play an outdoor concert. 



Webster's dictionary defines ma- 
drigal as an unaccompanied sing- 
ing of a poem in a musical setting 
of five or six parts. 

At KSU the members of this or- 
ganization are fifteen selected sing- 
ers from the larger Kent choir. 
During Winter quarter the madri- 
gals appeared before the North 
Central Division of the Music Edu- 
cators National Conference and the 
State Convention of the American 
Association of University Women 
of Ohio. 

The Kent choir is a group of 
sixty students. During the year 
they appear in many cities in 
Northeastern Ohio. Campus ap- 
pearances included the annual 
home concert in March, the annual 
performance of the "Messiah," the 
Haydn Passion during Holy Week 
and the Vaughan-Williams Festi- 
val. 

Both the Madrigal singers and 
the choir are directed by Robert 
Foulkes. 




KSU madrigals, attired in their robes, are ready to 
perform another concert of unaccompanied singing. 



Choir and Madrigal 



Over fifty voices strong, the KSU choir is well 
known for their fine singing performances. They travel 



widely on tours to various cities in Ohio and to other 
states, each vear, taking the name of Kent with them. 




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It takes practice, practice and more practice. It 
takes perseverance, patience and playing ability. 
On a beautiful day that is perfect for a long walk, 



you don't go. Is all the sacrifice worth it.-' It you 
iove music for the sake of music, that's all the 
pleasure you need. A little applause helps, too. 



Sweet Strings Blended with Brass and Woodwind 



Music is composed of brass and woodwinds, notes in a 
certain rhvthm, beats and rests and key signatures. 




The flowing melody of strings added to brass, 
woodwind and percussion makes the orchestra 
come alive with a brilliance and vibrancy of tone 
which could only come from stringed instruments. 
They enhance the sound of the brass by giving it 
a sweet lilting quality; they blend with the wood- 
winds; they become defined by the percussion. All 
of that is Kent's Civic Orchestra. 

The orchestra is by and for the pleasure of the 
students and adults. For "music hath charms to 
soothe" the book-weary. In addition to the regular 
concert, the band presents a May Day concert and 
Christmas wouldn't seem complete without the 
Messiah, which combines vocal and instrumental 
sounds in a beautiful production. 

The orchestra is directed by Louis P. Krch, who 
also interviews and auditions prospective musi- 
cians for positions in the orchestra. 



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Death of a Salesman 



Bill Feaster and Phyllis Elliot provided a fine 
spark for a spectacular cast with their lead work 
in Arthur Miller's "Death of a Salesman." 

Wallace MacLaren and Cal Johns, as Biff and 
Happy Loman, portrayed their parts with deep 
understanding and restraint. 

The four-night run, April 12-15, established the 
fact that the University Theater can be big time. 

"Death" is a psychological study of a salesman 
and his futile attempts to succeed in life. Believing 
that he can only be successful if he is well liked, 
Willy bases all his hopes on this idea, but in vain. 
Incompetency causes him to lose his job, making 
him decide the only worthwhile thing he can do is 
to die and leave his insurance money to Biff. 

Walt Pierce, Barbara Curtis, John Morrow, 
Ann Morrow, John Lioce, Norma Lou Home, 
Diane Bacon and Tom Good handled other parts 
with finesse. 

Director Earl Curtis and technical director, 
Howard Becknell, combined their talents to give 
excellent fluiditv to the moods of the show. 




His life muddled, his family disheartened and his job 
gone, Willy Loman returns home unexpectedly onh 

to realize that this is truly the beginning of the end. 



Willy is almost happy again, as his wife comforts 
him and his day dreams give him renewed confidence. 



Biff finally sees tht 
plain things to Wi 



jht, but when he tries to ex- 
his father sets very anerv. 




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The emotional conflict between an individual and the 
church comes to a fiery head in the concluding act 
of Arthur Miller's "Crucible." Carl Oglesby and Jo 



Anne Jones bid each other farewell after the judges 
of the witchcraft trial find Oglesby, as John Proc- 
tor, guilty of communication with the devil. 



UTs Performance of 'The Crucible" Awe-inspiring 




Barbara Curtis gives a 
warning to her two com- 
patriots in evil, while 
her "cousin" lies suf- 
fering from witchcraft. 



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Costumes of the actors 
and authentic backdrops 
brought the 18th century 
into Kent State's theatre. 



Crossed swords brought UT's Rivals to a climax. 



The Rivals 



The eighteenth century came to Kent when 
"The Rivals" was presented in early March. 

The play takes place in Bath, England, in 
1775. In many respects it resembled an earlier 
theatre production, "The Importance of Being Ear- 
nest." 

Barbara Goedicke followed up her successful 
role in "The Crucible." Roger Pae was very ef- 
fective in his portrayal of the male interest. Larry 
Bahler did much to cement his place in KSU dra- 
matics and John Morrow's portrayal was the high- 
light of his career. Joy Goodman's first role 
opened a bright stage future for the promising 
miss. 




Packed houses greeted one of KSU's most hilarious 
shows of the year, Richard Sheridan's, "The Rivals". 




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ALPHA PSI OMEGA, left to right: row 1: Nancy McKenna, Barb Cur- 
tis, Barb Goedicke, Katherine Norton, Bonny Meese and Phyliss Elli- 
ott. Row 2: LeRoy Cowperthwaite, Earle Curtis, Howard Becknell, Mike 
Dubetz, Larry Bahler, Calvin Johns, John Morrow, Walton Clarke, Wil- 
liam Zucchero, Harry Wright, Arthur Kaltenborn and Robert Kent. 



Alpha Psi Omega and University Theater 



UT STAFF, left to right: row 1 : G. Harry Wright, LeRoy Cowperthwaite, 
Barb Goedicke, Katherine Norton and Earle Curtis. Row 2: William Zu- 
cchero, Howard Becknell, Malcolm Anderson, Larry Bahler, John Mor- 
row and Cal Johns. Actors, directors, technicians — all are important. 





PI KAPPA DELTA, left to right: row 1 : Mr. Jon Hop- 
kins, Sandy Warmee, Mr. James Holm, Bruce Evans, 



Wanda Bartholomew, Ceatta O'Sako and Joan Web- 
ster. Pi Kappa Delta is a national forensics honorary. 



Phi Kappa Delta and Association of Student Forensics 



Resolved: That the U. S. should 
extend diplomatic recognition to 
the Communist government of 
China. 

With this resolution as their 1954- 
55 topic, the nation's collegiate de- 
baters took to the road to argue 
it pro and con. 

Kent State forensics association 
members also took to the intercol- 
legiate road to debate this import- 
ant question. Sixteen debaters of 
the organization represented KSU 
in speech tourneys throughout the 
year. 

Pi Kappa Delta, national forensic 
fraternity, also made its presence 
felt at Kent. Organized in 1935, the 
same year as the national, the pur- 
pose of the group is to "stimulate 
progress in intercollegiate speech 
and communication." 

Kent debaters won their regional 
tournament, beating schools from 
the surrounding states. 



ASSOCIATION OF STUDENT FORENSICS, left to right: row 1: Joe 
Guilitto, Wanda Bartholomew, Ceatta O'Sako, Helen Barr and Sandy 
Warmee. Row 2: Joan Webster, Bruce Evans, James Holm, Adv.: 
and Cecilia Mendiola. These are Kent State university's debaters. 




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'You're on" The engineer tells the announcer as another WKSU radio program begins. 



WKSU-FM Hits Air Waves for Fifth Year at Kent 



Proving that three heads are better than one, 
WKSU staff members Bob Hagen, Mary Lou Easley 
and Louis Paskoff confer on program selections. 



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About twenty years ago, Professor G. Harry 
Wright initiated some radio courses into the 
speech curriculum at Kent State University. Five 
years later a radio "workshop" evolved, and the 
University was in the broadcast business; cooper- 
ating with local commercial radio stations. 

October 1950, radio station WKSU-FM was 
born. It is an educational station, licensed by the 
Federal Communications Commission and is a 
member of the National Association of Education 
Broadcasters. Within its walls, future radio per- 
sonnel are trained through classroom study and 
actual experience. 





Illustrative of the variety of radio shows presented 
3y WKSU is the radio station interview show with Bob 
Vlorgova, Mike Bowden, Stu Giller and CeattaO'Sako. 



Phil Harper sets a new record while Ken 
Speck tapes the results for posterity. 



Kent's Voice" 



Under the program directorship 
of Tom Colson, in the Fall quarter 
of 1955 and Myron Gorssman dur- 
ing Winter quarter, "the Commun- 
ity Voice of Kent State University" 
— and Portage County's only radio 
outlet — has continued to follow its 
ultimate policy: the transmission 
of programs of "entertaining, edu- 
cational and cultural value." 



Joe Mills gives 
his listeners all 
the latest news. 





Members of the radio staff discuss upcoming radio programs as the pho- 
tographer catches one rare time when there is any relaxing at WKSU. 

The welcome mat is always out at Studio A for all students or visitors who 
wish to attend any broadcast of the university-operated radio station. 





Sprin 



An anniversary issue honoring President 
Bowman was one of the highlights of a high- 
ly fruitful quarter for Stater Editor Bill 
Freeman and Managing Editor Sue Leick. 
For his attacks on the weaknesses in stu- 
dent government, Freeman was recognized 
for conducting the best campaign for 
campus betterment during the 1953-54. 



Summer 



Something new in the way of a campus 
publication was undertaken during the sum- 
mer when Tom Duke, serving his internship, 
turned out the Summer Bulletin in place of 
the Stater. Working as both editor and 
business manager, Duke performed all oper- 
ationsof thenewspaper almost single-handed. 



Fall 



Refusal of a Kent restaurant owner to 
serve several Negro alumni on Homecoming 
Day stirred an anti-discrimination move- 
ment on the KSU campus Fall quarter. Car- 
rying the ball for the student publication 
were Larry Carpenter, editor and Bill Mil- 
ler, managing editor assisted by Dick 
Fedosh, business manager. Together they 
set a record for the most Staters in one 
quarter. Politics again slipped into the 
spot-light. 



Winter 



Winter quarter, with the ultimate result 
that Stater Editor Bill Caddey and Man- 
aging Editor Sue Leick campaigned for the 
abolishment of campus politics altogether. 
They attributed their policy to petty bick- 
ering between the two major political par- 
ties and to lack of interest on the part of 
the student body of the University. They 
were aided by Ray Mervar, business man- 
ager. 




June Thomas and Joe Franko operate theScan-a- 
graver which makes the Stater's plastic cuts. 



George Kolbenschlag, Chuck Mustain 
catch up on Stater photo work. 



The Daily Kent Stater — Student Newspaper 



Getting out a college newspaper every day, 
Tuesday through Friday, can be a terrible grind, 
filled with "hurry" and "pressure" from start to 
finish — made doubly difficult because staff mem- 
bers must combine production with their regular 
schoolwork. 

Eut students working on the Kent Stater met 
these difficulties with their usual vigor, and got 
out a paper of which the entire University was 
proud. The Staters news columns kept students 
and faculty constantly informed as to what was 



going on around the campus community; its edi- 
torial columns kept them alert to various evils 
that developed; and its feature columns kept them 
smiling. 

Staff members ran up against a lot of head- 
aches, to be sure. But they were rewarded with 
many hours of fun. Although it is not limited to 
journalism students, the Stater gives journalism 
majors practical laboratory experience to better 
prepare them for the day when they'll be working 
on big-time newspapers. 



Seated around the "horseshoe" is the human machin- 
ery that makes up the staff of KSU's daily newspaper: 



copy writers, news editors, sports reporters, photog- 
raphers, leg men, advertising men and the bosses. 




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Don Shook, editor-in-chief 



1955 Chestnut Burr 

Another year, another Burr. That's easier said 
than done. There is much more to it than just 
that. First, there is constant and unceasing work 
— over 7000 manhours of work by the staff mem- 
bers. All-night sessions before deadlines, gallons 
of coffee and cokes to keep awake. Foregoing 
other pleasures to make the editor's dream become 
a reality. 

The editor with the dream was Don Shook. 
He held confusion to a minimum by keeping the 
staff well supplied with work and the publisher 
supplied with completed copy — or at least 
promises. 

With an eye to the clock, the staff worked fe- 
verishly to meet the deadlines and get out the 
best yearbook ever. 



Pat Barber 

sorority editor 



Carl Nandrasy, 
fraternity editor 



Jean Kouth, 
organizations editor 




Pat Cain, associate editor 



Ed Nemecek, picture editor 



Marian Szoke, copy editor 




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Gloria Hodges 
index editor 




Bill Miller 
co-sports editor 




Bill Caddey 
co-sports editor 




Gloria Brunn 
Chief Typist 




Photographers: George Kolbenschlag, Don Shook, Dick 
Velzy, George Green, Jack Walas, chief photogra- 
pher; Don Gaffney and Ed Nemecek, picture editor. 



1955 Chestnut Burr 

To Ed Nemecek, picture editor, and Jack Walas, 
chief photographer, fell the job of seeing that the 
pictures were taken, printed and ready to go to the 
engravers. 

Writers and typists handled the copy. Informa- 
tion had to be gotten so that the stories and cutlines 
could be written. Material had to be short, accurate 
and interesting. 



Burr writers: Joseph Baronzzi, Ted Wagner, Elaine 
Helman, Marvin Gisser, Jan Simyon and Roy Berko. 



Burr artists: June Reamer, 
Eleanor King, Shirley Jane 
Moore and Jacie Dewey. 





Mike Beluscak, business manager 



BUSINESS STAFF, left to right: Tony Curuso, Jim 
Navin, Andrew Thomas (seated), Dan Tutolo, Bob 
Drath and Carl Ferrara. The financial wizards. 



Chestnut Burr Business Staff 



Handling finances, selling advertising and 
keeping the books in order are only a part of the 
job of the Chestnut Burr Business staff. Headed 
by the business manager, Michael P. Beluscak, a 
staff of eight traveled to industries and businesses 
in Kent and nearby cities and towns to secure 
advertisers for the yearbook. Although financed 
chiefly through University funds, the Burr needs 
to sell space to produce a good book. 

This staff is also supposed to handle the selling 



of space to campus groups. It is their job to con- 
tact the groups, find out how much space they 
want and then the editorial staff takes over — 
scheduling and taking pictures of the organiza- 
tions and writing copy for their pages. Later the 
business staff again steps in to bill the organiza- 
tions. 

Money is essential in producing a top-notch 
yearbook, thus the more efficient the business 
staff is, the easier it is for the editorial staff. 



Advisor to Publications 

A busy man, and justly so, is Dario Politella, 
advisor to all student publications. Interrupted in 
his career at Kent by a stint in the Korean war, 
Mr. Politella has been back on the job for three 
years. 

To him come all the problems and headaches 
in printing the Daily Kent Stater and in produc- 
ing the yearbook. Sometimes policy is questioned, 
and in the case of complaints, he is the man who 
must answer them along with the editors, either 
explaining why the editors were wrong, or back- 
ing them all the way. 

The work submerges into a pile of page proofs 
or copy to be checked for spelling errors, incor- 
rect facts and style violations. 

It is perhaps a thankless job for the advisor, 
but without him, publications would have a hard 
time. 

Prof. Dario Politella 




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Reserve Officers Training Corps came to KSU 
in 1947 through a request of the Board of Trustees 
and the approval of the United States Army. The 
success of the program helped decide the Univer- 
sity to request an Air-Force unit at Kent in 1951. 

The purpose of the ROTC is to select and train 
qualified students to serve as officers in our armed 
forces. 

Neither of the programs guarantees a commis- 
sion, but they prepare their members for one if 
they meet the requirements upon graduation. 



Military Activities 



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Outdoor Drill 



Drill is a part of the training program for 
ROTC students. It is aimed at helping the 
individual student develop his qualities of 
leadership, the qualities which he will 
need as an officer in the armed forces or 
as a civilian in private enterprise. 

Drill periods, or so-called "Corps Hours," 
come twice a week at noontime during 
Fall and Spring quarters. The Corps also 
participates in such ceremonies as the 
Armed Forces Day Parade, Memorial Day 
Parade, Federal Inspection and others. 




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The eye of the inspecting officer doesn't 
miss a thing. He catches every spot of dust 
on the gun, every wrinkle in the uniform. 



Uniform lines of uniformed men stand at at- 
tention on the Commons during ceremonies 
honoring armed forces veterans of all wars. 



Glen Nygreen, dean of men, along with mili- 
tary commanders, address ROTC students at 
one of the many ceremonies thev attend. 



Variety of Courses 
Offered In ROTC 



The Reserve Officers Training 
Corps was started at Kent State uni- 
versity in 1947. To select and train 
qualified men to serve as officers in 
either the Army or Air Force is the 
main purpose of the ROTC program 
here at Kent. 

American military history, indiv- 
idual weapons, drill, command and 
organization of the Army are part of 
the various subjects studied in Army 
ROTC. Global geography, the history 
of aviation and the elements of aerial 
warfare are included in the Air Force 
program. 

Those qualified cadets entering the 
Advanced Course of Air Force ROTC 
study military laws, principles of 
flight, aircraft engines and other 
topics related to Air Force operations. 
Advanced Course Army ROTC cadets 
study the mission and functions of 
the arms and services, communica- 
tions, army operations, and similar 
subjects. 

Four honorary military fraternities 
are among the many extracurricular 
activities that a cadet may participate 
in. These help to maintain brother- 
hood in the corp and to present a 
challenge to the men. 



"Salute" is the order given by the 
commanding officer as the staff re- 
ports at the annual Vets Day ceremony. 

Learning how to fire a rifle is only 
one of many subjects that is taken up in 
the Advanced Army ROTC classrooms. 

Studying the airplane model is just 
part of the training during the lour 
years by these future Air Force men. 

ROTC Sponsors: Josephine Martino, 
Colonel; Shirley Gwaltney, Lieutenant 
Colonel; Patricia Moran, Major; Rose- 
marie Perkowski, Major; Janice Alls- 
house, Major; Elizabeth Wylie, Major; 
and Ann Kratzer, Lieutenant Colonel. 




Pershing Rifles 



Mock battles, drill meets, and social events 
are part of the makeup of any military organiza- 
tion. And the Kent State company of the Pershing 
Rifles do their share to maintain a standard of 
excellence in these categories. 

First organized at KSU on October 29, 1949, 
the enrollment has increased to a total of 60 mem- 
bers. In 1951, members of the Air Force ROTC 
were admitted to membership. 

The fundamental purpose of the group is to 
give basic ROTC students a background for pro- 
ficiency in drill and leadership. By utilizing tact- 
ical information and tactical field problems, the 



organization is able to give its members an idea of 
modern warfare. 

Membership in the Pershing Rifles is not all 
work and no play. The group elects an honorary 
sponsor every year. They also take an active part 
in the annual ROTC Military Ball and participate 
in flag raising ceremonies at University functions. 

A blue and white cord worn over the left 
shoulder signifies a member of the Pershing 
Rifles. With a basic thought of the future in their 
minds, this honor group is teaching good students 
how to become excellent soldiers. 



PERSHING RIFLES, left to right: row 1: James Landon, Kenneth Patterson, Robert 
Johnson, Edward Rusk, Capt. Philip Casto, Hon. Capt. Sheila Sampsell, Maj. Warren 
Cosby, Howard Stranathan, Andrew Minos, Jay Whatley and Donald Dawley. Row 2: 
William Shurman, Roger Counts, Richard Doner, Lyle Worley, Robert Erdos, Vincent 
Mazzola, James Pletcher, Clarence Savelle, Charles Fensch, Jerome Walters, David 
Schnovell, Gerald Messaros and John Swaisgood. Row 3: Bob Chalmers, Myron Car- 
others, Edward McGorvey, Richard Farren, Alfred Lawson. Charles Schroedel, David 
Barr, Thomas A. Hephner, Edwin Smith, Charles Mayer, Thomas Essigand and Eugene 
Brown. Row 4: Frank Rini, Francis Appeldorn, Jay Koval, Henry Hockenberry, Daniel 
Bigelow, Gilbert Tecca, Thomas Lees, Eugene Botsko, Ronald Perry, Ray Isaacs II, 
Joseph George Jr., Frank Brumfield and James Gee. 




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Company K, First Regiment of 
the National Honorary Society 
of Pershing Rifles, has been one 
of the most active honoraries on 
campus during the past school 
year. Beginning the year's ac- 
tivities with an open smoker on 
October 6, the society was off to 
a successful eight months of 
drill, hard work and fellowship 
which gives Kent one of the out- 
standing drill units in the nation. 

Miss Sheila Sampsell was 
elected to reign as the company 
sponsor for the year and she ful- 
filled her position majestically. 
Highlights throughout the year 
kept the PR members busy. 
Pledging during the Fall quar- 
ter, informal and formal initia- 
tions, the annual formal dance, 
the traditional military field ex- 
ercise, the highly competitive 
drill meet, the company drill 
meet with John Carroll univer- 
sity and Youngstown college 
were some of the outstanding 
activities. 

Also, the company marched in 
the Campus Day parade and in 
the Memorial Day parade in 
Canton. The unit drilled at half- 
time intermissions at basketball 
games and formed a flag-raising 
guard at home football games. 




Contributors of color to many of the University's functions, Per- 
shing Rifles can be seen performing in parades, at sport events 
and in drill meets throughout the year. Above, they put snap into 
the Campus Day parade and, below, drill at a basketball game. 



Sheila Sampsell was Pershing Rifle sponsor for the 
year. She ruled at all of the outfit's dances, 
parades and events held throughout her reign. 



Pershing Rifle's Phil Casto and Edward Rusk admire 
the trophy acknowledging Kent State as the winner 
of the annual Pershing Rifles National Rifle Match. 





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SCABBARD AND BLADE, left to right: row 1: John 
Miller, Gerald Brown, Lt. Col. Turner, John Gartman, 
Charles Tomasin and Art Getz. Row 2: James Bragg, 
John Hulan, William McPherson, James Hales, Cline 



Siegenthaler, Larry Carpenter and Philip Casto. 
Row 3: James Shilan, Ronald Todd, William Zinz, 
Donald Durr, Jack Schneider, Edward Karns and 
David Klingaman. Kent State ROTC cadet honorary. 



Scabbard and Blade 



Scabbard and Blade, national military honor- 
ary, was established in 1904-05 at Wisconsin uni- 
versity. This year Co. M-8 of Kent State is join- 
ing with the other units across the nation in cele- 
brating the organization's 50th anniversary. 

Membership in the honorary is open to junior 
and senior members of ROTC with excellent 
grades. 



Among the various campus activities the KSU 
unit members take an active part in are Homecom- 
ing celebrations and the annual Military ball, 
where they form their traditional Sabre Arch for 
the queen and her attendants. 

Every year the group holds a dance at the 
Ravenna Arsenal during Winter or Spring 
quarter. 




Officers are: John Gartman, 
Pres.; Art Getz, Exec. Off.; 
Charles Tomasin, Treas. ; and 
Thomas E. Hutson, Sec. 




ARNOLD AIR SOCIETY, left to right: row 1: Larry 
Taylor, Sherwin Snyder, Carl Tremmel, Carl Toot, Lt. 
Col. Bruce Silcher, Errol Knox, Tom Laing, Duane 



Snyder and Bob Evans. Row 2: Bob Henry, Phil Goss 
Harris Brown Jr., Jerry Green, Don Straley, Al Hut- 
ford, Carl Nandrasy, Chuck West and John Clarke. 



Arnold Air Society 



Officers: left to right, row 1: Duane Snyder, Adjt.; 
Carl Tremmel, Exec. Off.; Carl Toot, Com.; and 
Erroll Knox, Op. Off. Row 2: Sherwin Snyder, 
Comptroller; and Thomas Laing, Information Off. 




The Kent State university branch of the Arnold 
Air Society was established four years ago. The 
ultimate aim of the Society is to give recognition 
to students for outstanding work in military 
science. 

Pledges to Arnold Air Society are chosen from 
men on campus who excel in ROTC work and 
achieve high scholastic standards. 

As future commissioned or reserve officers in 
the United States Air Force, Arnold Air members 
are trained to cope with all of the problems of air 
strategy and leadership. 

Outstanding speakers in professional fields are 
the feature attraction at meetings. Lectures are 
keyed to help undergraduates better understand 
the future and the problems of a future officer of 
the United States Air Force. 



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BASIC HONOR SQUADRON, left to right: row 1: 
William Flontz, David Walther, Jack Gimbel, Frank 
Adams and Michael Walus. Row 2: David Tabler, 
John Swaisgood, William Monroe, Donald Lewandow- 



ski, Fleetwood Johnson, Frank Brumfield, Gary Kachle 
and Berner Farrer. Row 3: Lawrence Hoffman, Ronald 
Perry, Charles Schroedel, Richard Dipple, Thomas 
Lees, Alan Rackliff and Dave Mannen. 



Basic Cadet Honor Squadron 



In order to encourage interest in the mission 
and traditions of the United States Air Force, a 
new organization was formed last year at Kent 
State. 

The group, called the Basic Cadet Honor Squad- 
ron, was the first of its kind in college AFROTC 
units. To be eligible for membership, a basic cadet 



must have at least one year of cadet courses. He 
must also have an accumulative point average of 
2.5 in both academic and military courses. 

The squadron makes trips to various Air Force 
bases and holds a tactical field drill in the Spring 
quarter. On the social side, the basic cadets are 
one of the sponsors of the Military Ball. 



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Officers: Dick Fife, Fi- 
nance Off. ; Dan Bigelow, 
Exec. Off.; Keith Kauf- 
man, Supp. Off.; Capt. 
Herbruck, Adv.; James 
Doolittle, Adj.; Roger 
Counts, Training Off.; 
Jim McCarthy, Pub. 
Info. Off.; John Martin, 
Op. Off.; and Tom Tels- 
row, Com. Off. 





Lights glow softly through drawn curtains as the Terrace twins settle down for the night. 



Modern Twin Terraces Built for Gracious Living 



"Home was never like this." Girls from North and 
South Terrace enjoy the luxuriousness of the lounge. 




Terrace Hall is Kent State's newest residence 
for women and a beauty spot of the campus. 

A three-story fireproof brick building, Terrace 
is actually two dorms in one. The twin dorms have 
one central lounge with all modern furnishings. 

Contemporary in design, the dorm was built 
with a theme of gracious living, initiating a new 
trend in dormitory living. A food warehouse and 
bakeshop for the entire campus are also included 
in the structure. Blond modern furniture, soft 
lighting and thick carpets are featured in the plush 
furnishings. 



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Taking advantage of their recreation room on the second floor of 
their wing, North Terrace girls held an after hours party with eats. 



Half an X forms the L-shape of 
North Terrace hall, one of the twin 
dorms that makes up Terrace hall, 
newest women's dormitory on KSU's 
campus. 

The two wings of North Terrace 
face Main street and house approxi- 
mately 250 girls plus a resident house- 
mother and student counselor. North 
Terrace is a complete dorm in itself 
having a recreation lounge, its own 
entrance, a separate unit of mailboxes 
and a desk for the girls to sign in and 
out. Both wings of North Terrace 
have three floors, equipped with tele- 
phone booths, laundry rooms and a 
lounge on the second floor where the 
two wings intersect. 

Rooms are furnished with two 
desks, twin beds, two dressers and 
sliding-door closets, all in blond wood. 



North Terrace-- A Complete Dormitory in Itself 



North Terrace House Council, left to right: row 
1: Mrs. Ethel Russell, Vicky Belusak, ' Marilyn 
Klohn, Natalie Bodenbender, Sally Delamater and 



Miss Judith Mittleman. Row 2: Mary Ann Ferris, 
Shirley Jane Moore, Janet Kole, Ginny Arnold, 
Lou Geauman, Betty Tucker and Ruth Westlake. 



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S. Terrace officers and representatives, 
left to right: row 1: Lucille Marino, Ann 
Reiheld ; Margaret Graff and Mrs. Mary Mc- 
Campbell, housemothers; Evelyn Schroeder 
and Jean Joneberger. Row 2: Patricia Ad- 
ams, Elaine Daniels, Joyce Mueller, Rita 
Gesue, Patricia Brundage, Ann Comstock. 



The second "L," South Terrace Hall, 
completes the huge X of Terrace. 
This look-a-like dorm also houses 250 
girls and a resident housemother. 
South Terrace wings face Terrace 
drive and the tennis courts. 

A distinguishing mark of the twin 
dorms are the dining halls and bakery 
located in South Terrace's wings. 
Both dorms also share the use of the 
beautiful lounge. 

Contrary to what people would like 
to believe, the two dorms are not 
rivals. They plan to work collectively 
on campus affairs such as Campus 
Day, Homecoming and Penny Carn- 
ival. South Terrace is equipped with 
the same facilities; the only differ- 
ence is that their corridors are green 
and North Terrace's, pink. 



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One could hardly tell it from a hotel registration desk, except for the 
continual signing in and out. Ginnie McCabe, Eleanor King and Bernie 
Barnes are among those who frequent the desk — in South Terrace. 



South Terrace Features the Dining Halls and Bakery 



Members of South Terrace House Council are, left 
to right: row 1: Marilyn Howell, Marilyn Husak, 
Marilyn Waltner, Marian Hartman, Carol Ittner, 



Pauline Rozakis, Barb Savor and Helen Xicodin. Row 
2: Jackie Burke, Barbara Butler, Margaret Peabody, 
oelene Seese, Annalee Haas and Marilyn Knight. 




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Engleman house council members are, left to right, row 
1: Faith Maag, Carol Pokorny, Wilma Evans, Mary 
Lou Salasek, Mary Ann Kluka, Norma Styer, Mickey 



Schuster and Joan Droblyn. Row 2: Mary Lou Pace, 
Meredith Wagar, Barbara White, Rose Marie Macek, 
Ann Nicholoson, Nancy Todd and Lucy Hampton. 



Engleman officers, left to right: row 1: Gail Bowden, 
Soc. Chrmn.; Karlyn Vaughan, Soc. Chrmn.; Norma 
Manno, Treas.; Mary Allen, Fire Wrdn.; and Carolyn 
Mazzatenta, Standards Chrmn. Row 2: Lucy Sanchez, 
Sec. ; Miss Tschantz, Res. Coun. ; Bert Ringhand, Pres. ; 
Nancy Lee, Vice Pres.; and Mrs. Love, Res. Coun. 



Engleman Hall 




Though the "W" is before the "X" by one 
space in the alphabet, at Kent they are years 
apart. The X-shaped dorm, Terrace was con- 
structed 16 years after Engleman's completion. 
The vine-covered, window-dotted brick structure, 
known as Engleman, was, for the first time a 
freshmen dorm. Within those walls the co-eds 
live, laugh and work. When they have problems 
they can look to their student counselors and the 
resident counselors, Miss Tschantz and Mrs. Love 
for understanding and advice. 

Interests in the dorm are as varied as the many 
girls. Whatever complaint may be made of dorm- 
itory life, it certainly can't be called dull. The dis- 
plays and floats provide the girls with a chance to 
use their ingenuity in working together. 

From the hub-bub and confusion that at times 
reigns will emerge the women who will be both 
intellectually and socially advanced. 



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With the motto "Keep Lowry Moving," the 
dorm's resident counselor works with its elected 
officers and representatives to make Lowry "the 
dorm" on campus. 

Naturally, such a motto could not be lived up 
to without the help of all the Lowryites. Their 
first opportunity to establish themselves and their 
motto came at Homecoming time. By working 
together, they won first place with their cyclone 
decoration entitled "Flashes Down Falcons!" 

Part of "keeping Lowry moving" involved also 
the study of books and the making of good point 
averages. Of course good times were not entirely 
laid aside for book study. Hours flew by in learn- 
ing the latest dance steps, listening to records, 
playing the piano and viewing television. 

Winter quarter the girls entered Pork Barrel, 
gave a Lowry formal and had other social activi- 
ties to really keep Lowry moving. 




Several Lowry 
happiest time 



hall 
of 



residents get ready fc 
every day, signing-out 



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time. 



Lowry Hall --The Dorm That Really Moves 



Lowry house council and officers, left to right: row 
1: Carol Gary, Shirley Stevens, Miss Disbrow, Miss 
Clark, Patty Barco, Marsha Greer and Barbara Smith. 



Row 2: Louise Kibler, Mary Hannah, Bernice Gate- 
wood, Lorena Arkwell, Pat Mackey, Mary Palmer, 
Jeanette Winkler, Margaret Milligan and Sue Burgett. 




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MOULTON HALL, left to right: row 1: Dorothy Widican, Carol Seager, Nancy Leisz, Wilma Landenber- 
ger, Joyce Yochum, Janie Harsh and Mary Tomson. Row 2: Marjeanne Beery, Pat Seibel, Carol Cressman, 
Shirley Muford, Nancy Berrey, Janet Gwaltney and Carol Hertrick. Row 3: Anna Riggle, Carole Zingale, 
Patricia Niles, Nancy Nelson, Shirley Albertson, Joy Chapman, Nancy Greene, Joan Switka and Diane 
Schneider. Row 4: Erdine Dews, Jacqueline Couch, Lucille Marzano, Janice Ross, Marilyn Kocinski, 
Marjorie Van Dyne, Agnes Skufca, Anne Reisland and Jacqueline Vargo. Row 5: Helen Barr, Sue Robinson, 
Jacidyn Kimberlin. Judy Zak, Margie Sammon, Erva Wenger, Eva Kitzmiller, Ele Ritchie, Mary Wright, 
Rose Marie Sezon and Betty Gatchel. Row 6: Carol Lewis, Louann Thorpe, Beverly Dyer, Wilma Ristle, 
M. Ann Floyd, Margaret Goodsell, Pat Ralls, Barbara Kunz, Barbara Derylak and Jeannine Garrahan 
Row 7: Jane Taylor' Barbara Brown, Dorothy Theobald, Barbara Novak, Sheila Eichenbaum, Joanne 
Zetts, Eileen Gefsky, Donna Rowlands and Donna Perusek. 



Moulton Hall 




Moulton — the dorm with a personality. Oh, 
what a story she could tell of those first few heart- 
breaking weeks away from home, the problems of 
adjusting to college life; then the gaiety and laugh- 
ter as the freshman girl finds a group of friends 
who are to her liking and share the same interests. 

Furniture is moved around, feminine touches 
added to make the room more like home; bulletin 
boards are tacked up so that souvenirs of the 
dances and future social events can be pinned up 
as gay reminders. 

Situated on the bottom of Hilltop drive, Moul- 
ton Hall is the second oldest dorm. Housing about 
250 women, Moulton is self-governing. Officers 
and the house council which sets up the regula- 
tions are elected by the coeds. 

And when the freshman year comes to a close, 
the coed has forgotten the unhappiness of the first 
few weeks and faces new adventures with a fresh 
outlook. 



Vacation time has finally arrived 
which means there's packing to do. 



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MOULTON HALL, left to right: row 1: Judith Justice, Sally Yignal, Patricia Arnold, Madelyn Rader, Elaine Lovasy, Mary Thompson 
and Doris Simpson. Row 2: Carol Gould. Catherine Dingfield, Joyce Hider and Connie Senften. Row 3: Shirley Woody, Norma San- 
tullo, Sandra Strong, Beverly Stearns, Harriet Benton, Jacqueline Baptiste, Dorothy Schryer, Ruth Barret and Shirley McBrayer. 
Row 4: Janet Rogers, Drenna Sprandel, Violet Golembiowski, Diane Gill, Vice Pres.; Patricia Prescott, Chris Mercer, H. C; Ellen 
Smith, Helen Wlasiuk and Shirley Neiswander. Row 5: Jeannette Winkelman, Marjie Jones, Virginia Schultheis, Barbara Young, Elaine 
Ginatos, Patricia Hocevar, Joan Cross. Hattiette Clarke, Janet Curry, Sec; Carol Jasper and Malvryn Craft. Row 6: Margaret Anderson, 
Ass't Res. Coun.; Jacqueline Kirk, Coun.; Mary Phillips, Phyllis Berger, Soc. Chrmn.; Beverly Calvin, Sylvia Bobby, Judy Wendt, 
Mary Smith, Nancv Fife, Shirley Rittenhour and Patricia McCummins. 



Moulton Hall --The Dorm With A Personality 



MOULTON HALL, left to right: row 1: Arvilla Miller, H. C; Carole Harman, Ann Richardson, Myrna Lemley, Patricia Wilder and 
Barbara Hart. Row 2: Kay Friedel, Barbara Kropf, Lesley Shattuck, Kathy Wilson, H. C; Nancy Jo Yockey, Barbara Lantz and Ro- 
berta Kovash. Row 3: Joyce Gusky, Pres.; Nancy Shriver, Ass't. Res. Coun.; Rachel Shattuck, Bernice Heath, Coun.; Jean Thompson, 
Joanne Myers, Earlene Johnson, Carol George and Johannah Warlow. Row 4: Elinor Acheson, Sally Hardin, Martha Horger, Marylu 
Ferguson, Laura Coughlin, Pauline Valentine, Marilyn Dodge, Alma Dottore and Ann Pearsall. 




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Stopher Hall House Council members, left to right: 
row 1: Kenneth Taylor, Carl Nandrasy, William 
Brumfield, Arthur Smith, Anthony Zalar and Don- 



STOPHER HALL, left tc right: row 1: Leland Knauf, 
Mark Anthony, Robert Evans, William Douglas and 
Steve Jama. Row 2: Pat Camerino, Charles Loparo. 
Louis Paskoff, David Humason and Robert Caulfield, 




aid Tucker. Row 2: William Whitley, George Travis, 
John Sifling, Charles Blosser, William Blewitt, 
Arnold Athev, William Drever and Richard Wells. 



Stopher Hall 



George Washington didn't sleep here, but 275 
men do every night. 

Stopher Hall is composed of men of diversi- 
fied interests, yet functions on a par with the 
fraternities, sororities and other campus organiza- 
tions of KSU. 

Stopher is active in Songfest, Homecoming, 
Campus Day and Pork Barrel. Residents are 
proud of their 1954-55 accomplishments which in- 
cluded first place awards for Pork Barrel and 
Campus Day. 

The men of the dorm hold many social affairs, 
including interdorm dances and Winter and 
Spring formals. 

No other organization on campus enjoys a 
more worthwhile event than Stopher does when 
giving their annual Christmas party for under- 
privileged children. 

For those men who are athletically minded, 
there is a well-rounded intramural program. 



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Sororities 



172-188 



Fraternities 189-216 

Honoraries and Professionals 217-242 
Religious Organizations . . . 243-252 




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Like-minded people, like birds of a feather, 
flock together. The result is organization — all 
sorts and kinds. A campus without organizations 
would be a desolate place indeed. 

Organizations are formed for social purposes, 
business purposes, economic purposes or just 
formed. When there are too many, some silently 
fold up. When there are too few, there are enthu- 
siastic promoters. 

Every person is many sided, therefore organiza- 
tions must be many sided and Kent State provides 
enough clubs, committees and organized groups to 
satisfy its many-sided students. They may be 
formed for debating, theater, foreign languages or 
student government. 

And if there is no club that suits the fancy, 
wait for the other two fellows and organize. For 
someone once said that, in America, whenever 
three persons meet, they elect officers and adopt 
a constitution. Maybe so. 





The success of an\' organization is due to the active 
participation that is taken by all ot its members. 



To fulfill a purpose, an 
organization is born. 



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ALPHA CHI OMEGA, left to right: row 1: Natalie DeBlasio, Jane Bose, Judith Mose- 
ley, Nancy Greene, Joyce Szaniszlo and Marilyn Howell. Row 2: Lillian Pollack, Doris 
Eggert, MaryLou Krynock, Joan Moir, Faye Allen, Elaine Oliver, Mary Alice Esther 
and Carole Andresen. Row 3: Ellen Kaiden, Arlene Volkey, Dorothy Harvey, Ruth 
Henderson, Ann Lopane, Patty Brundage, Doris Holzmer and Anita Buergler. Row 4: 
Bobbie Holliday, Dolores Harvey, Gert Slavec, Flo Brichford, Eleen Plevny, Kareen 
Meek, Jo Earl and Jackie Burke. Row 5: Carolyn J. Hanser, Betty Flickinger, Diane 
Schneider, Marie Vender, Joy Hartline, Jeanne Krivos, Joanne Voss and Connie Probert. 




Pigskins were not the only soaring spheres dur- 
ing Fall quarter. The Alpha Chi Omega's let 
loose huge numbers of helium-filled balloons im- 
printed with its sorority name at all the home 
football games. 

As the balloons floated skyward at the Home- 
coming game, the A Chi O's hopes also rose for a 
first place in house decorations to follow up their 
Campus Day victory. 

The clang of the trolley had rung out victory 
during Spring quarter and the award was proud- 
ly displayed in the trophy case. The space next to 
it was quickly filled when the judges gave the dis- 
play nod to A Chi O. 

The "lyre and pearls" is seen on many campus 
"bigwigs" including the secretary of the junior 
class, an attendant to the Burr queen and the sec- 
retary of Cardinal Key. 



Faye Allen, Natalie DeBlasio, Ann 
Lopane and Bobbie Holliday do their 
homework in Advanced Cardplaying 491. 



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Alpha Chi Omega 





Bobbie Holliday ages rapidly as Judy Moseley, Joanne 
Voss (sitting), Carol Taylor, Marilyn Howell and Ruth 
Henderson help here with her birthday celebration. 
The picture seems posed, but the birthday was real. 



Tattooed Balloons and 1st Places . 



Judy Moseley, Vice Pres.; Carol Taylor, Cor. Sec; 
Joyce Szaniszlo, Pres.; Natalie DeBlasio, 2nd Vice 
Pres.; Marilyn Howell, Rec. Sec; and Jane Bose, 
Treas. organize the policies for Alpha Chi Omega. 



Founded at DePauw university, 1885 

Gamma Lambda chapter established at Kent in 

1950 

Chapter house: 213 University Drive 

Colors: scarlet and olive green 

Flower: red carnation 

Philanthropies: work for the Cerebral Palsy 

drive 

Sorority Song: 

Down deep in the heart of each AXO girl 

Is a dream of love that is true. 

He is loving and kind, 

And he will always be faithful 

And somewhere he is waiting for you. 

You will dream, and you will plan, 

And someday he will come, 

And he will make all your joys live anew. 

He will share a trouble 

And make every joy double, 

The AXO sweetheart is true. 




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Alpha Gamma Delta 



Polished silver and a lace tablecloth mean teatime 
for sorority sisters: Janet Harsh, Rae Crawford, 
Kay Clabaugh, (doing the honors) and Jane Gotschall. 

A 50th birthday didn't make the Alpha Gam's 
feel any older, but it added a few gray hairs to the 
national organization founded in 1904. Their anni- 
versary celebration was further brightened by 
their third place Homecoming trophy. Shadowing 
their chapter house with a mammoth telephone, 
the Alpha Gam's "dialed slaughter" as the Golden 
Flashes beat Bowling Green. 

Decorations didn't stop with Homecoming. Last 
summer a redecoration program changed the in- 
terior of the second floor of their chapter house. 
A coat of white paint added to the outside finished 
the project. 

On campus, Alpha Gamma Delta is represented 
in Cardinal Key, Sharks Club and the Kent Stater. 
A well-known member is Kent State's president's 
wife, one of many outstanding sisters. 



Founded at Syracuse university in 1904 

Alpha Nu chapter established at Kent in 1947 

60 national chapters, 8 in Ohio 

Flowers: red and buff roses 

Colors: red, buff, and green 

Philanthropies: donations to cerebral palsy, aid 

to Happy Day School and parties for slow 

learners 

Sorority Song: 

For you, my Alpha Gam Sweetheart, 

I'd make the whole world o'er. 

I'd build a dream land, here apart. 

That just we two could share, sweetheart. 

Oh, Alpha Gamma, 

I give to you my loyal heart and true; 

For you have given me all the world, 

My Alpha Gam girl, that's you. 



Running the affairs of Alpha 
Gamma Delta: Gerry Duke, 
Rush Chrmn.; Grace Abhau, 
Rec Sec; Toni Kramer, Vice 
Pres. ; and Bonnv Meese, Pres. 




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Mrs. Richard T, 
national sorority 



Bules, province president, explains 
functioning to three AGD members. 



50 Qolden Candles and a Qiant Telephone 



ALPHA GAMMA DELTA, left to right: row 1: Anne Carnie, Shirley Moore, Mimi 
Einhouse, Thalia Hergenroeder. Row 2: Dolores Wilson, Gerry Duke, Mary Jane 
Mcintosh, Kay Clabaugh, Julia Yeagley, Doris Rae Shanaberger. Row 3: Linda 
Couchman, Rachael Crawford, Jane Gotschall, Jan Harsh, Pat Gage, Jean Kouris, 
Ruth Hartley. Row 4: Grace Abhau, Yiyian Gallogly, Roberta Jean Walensa, Joan 
Born, Pat Boehmer, Beverly McGirr, Antonette Kramer. 




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Alpha Phi officers: Linda Byers, 
Second Vice Pres.; Marlyn Stre- 
ble, Sec; Sheila Sampsell, Vice 
Pres.; and Marlene Hallock, Pres. 



Political Switch and Peeping Toms 



ALPHA PHI, left to right: row 1: Marlene Hallock, Sheila Sampsell, Marlyn Streble, 
and Linda Byers. Row 2: Barbara Richards, Ceatta O'Sako, Janet Hammond, Sandra 
Waring, Nora Davis, Carol Evans and Audrey Cowgill. Row 3: Eleanor Bland, Diane 
Bacon, Mikelann Murphy, Shirlev Minish, Dixie Rumbaugh and Ginnie Madden. 
Row 4. Pat Fahey, Helen Moise, Fran Whittaker, Pat Metcalf, Pat Rupp and Mary 
Ann Schneider. Row 5: Mae Nicodin, Mary Alyce Sumner, Ann Lee Metcalf, June 
Dickinson, Barbara Goodall and Faye Worrall. Row 6: Joan Conger, Jane Maffet, 
Donna Veon, Audrey Volkman, Nancy Wiseman and Nancy Steinbrenner. 



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Leave it to the Alpha Phis to dig 
a skeleton out of their closet to 
give Bowling Green a real scare. 



Kent State's politics needed a shot in the arm. 
Wielding the needle, the Alpha Phis jabbed deep 
and came out with a new political party backing. 
Political interest on campus aroused other organi- 
zations to follow the trend set by the Phis. 

Excitement at the house on Main street did not 
end with politics. One evening nocturnal callers 
mistook the fire escape for the front door and at- 
tempted an unscheduled visit. Finding the screams 
of the co-eds unwelcome, the visitors retreated 
unidentified. 

On campus the "slap-bang" girls are active in 
Cardinal Key, Student Council, AWS and Booster 
;lub. Queenships come easily to the attractive sis- 
ters. Last year's Rowboat Regatta queen, the 
Chestnut Burr queen, DU's K-Girl and KSU's 
Most Popular Woman were Phis. Attendants to 
the May Queen, Military Ball Queen and Miss 
Kent State rounded out their beauty honors. 



Alpha Phi 



Founded at Syracuse university, 1872 

Beta Omega chapter established at Kent in 1948 

Chapter house, 227 East Main street 

54 national chapters, 4 in Ohio 

Colors: silver and bordeaux 

Flower: lily of the valley 

Philanthropies: cardiac aid 

Political party: Nu-K 

Second place in 1954's Songfest 

Sorority Song: 

Oh, sweetheart of Alpha Phi, 

I love you so, 

I keep you in my thoughts, 

Wherever I go; 

Your bordeaux and silver hues, 

Shine out through the night, 

Dear, sweetheart of Alpha Phi, 

I love you so. 



Pert Phis are found primping 
at a mirror in the house be- 
fore scurrying oft to class. 
Mirrored reflections are faces 
of Diane Bacon and Donna Veon. 




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ALPHA XI DELTA, left to right: row 1: Pat Speranza, Patti Maher, Elaine Koval- 
chik, Joyce Eaton and Joelda Delo. Row 2: Pat Beach, Theana Tsarwhas, Mary Ann 
Popp, Catherine Zuk, Louise Coreno, Pat Lezak and Carole Shryock. Row 3: Luella 
Leach, Ann Johnson, Angela Ballotta, Gvven Darsie, Ann Comstock, Marilyn Kapcar, 
Rosemary Prosen and Joan Reed. Row 4: Josephine Martino, Lenore Serschen. Sue 
Warren, Barbara Huff, Annette Donato, K. Jayne Butler, Judy Bosworth, and Jackie 
Spetz. Row 5: Marleen Havanish, Peggy Van Almen, Shirley Fredrickson, Agnes 
Skufca, Sally Andrus, Olga Maruskin, Kay Davis and Shirley Butler. 




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It takes one of Kent State's Alpha Xi's to re- 
main sweet and self-controlled when someone re- 
fers to her sorority pin as a toothbrush. Their 
feather-shaped pin has been subject to much name 
calling ever since it's been worn, but the tooth- 
brush tag best represents the smiling queens of 
Alpha Xi Delta. 

1954's Homecoming Queen gleamed her way to 
top place wearing an Alpha Xi pin. Sporting the 
same emblem were three girls on the May Day 
Court, an attendant to the May Queen and three 
varsity cheerleaders. Their near-professional 
"Darkies Doodah" won Pork Barrel for them last 
year. 

The loss of a sister in a tragic automobile ac- 
cident last year resulted in the Kay Berger award, 
which is given to the outstanding pledge of the 
year. 

The Alpha Xi's "knocked out" B-G 
with a large quantity of home-brewed 
moonshine as they presented their 
"wet" Homecoming Dav decoration. 



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Alpha Xi Delta 




Alpha Xi Delta officers: Joelda Delo, Membership 
Chrmn.; Pat Speranza, Treas.; Elaine Kovalchik, 
Pres.; Patti Maher, Vice Pres. ; and Joyce Eaton, Sec. 



Toothbrushes and Smiling Queens 



P.S. I'll see you next week. Shirley, will you be 
in by 10:30? Yes, this is Louise. Write soon. Ann. 
(Life in a sorority house can be rather confusing.) 



Founded at Lumbard college, 1893 

Beta Tau chapter established at Kent in 1947 

Chapter house: 548 East Summit Street 

6b national chapters, 9 in Ohio 

Colors: light blue, dark blue and gold 

Flower: pink Killarney rose 

Philanthropies: donations to Happy Day School 

Political party: Nu-K 

Sorority Song: 

I love the rose of Alpha Xi 

I love the pledge you gave to me. 

I love your gold, your true double blue, 

I love the noble things you do. 

I love to linger here always, 

Until the end of life's sweet day. 

First in my heart, you shall ever be, 

For I love you, my Alpha Xi. 




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After dinner-treat for Chi O's is the Sunday papers. 

First place in Rowboat Regatta rowing contest, 
second place in May-Day relays, Booster's cheer- 
leading trophy, and five straight years of winning 
the WRA athletic trophy! The Chi Omega's may 
not all be majoring in HPE, but they've copped 
enough sports awards to verify their athletic 
prowess. 

Talents jumped to other fields when the Chi O's 
"la-de-dad" their way to four consecutive first 
places in songfest. The sisters came out en masse 
to dance and sing in Kent's "No Time For Classes" 
musical production. 

There are members in Cardinal Key, represent- 
atives to Student Council and several who swim 
for Sharks Club. The president of AWS, the sec- 
retary of SC, last year's Miss Kent State and Mili- 
tary Ball queen are distinguished by their red and 
white Chi O jackets. 



Chi Omega 



Founded at Arkansas university, 1895 

Lambda Delta chapter established at Kent, 

June, 1947 

Colors: cardinal and straw 

Projects: Duke of Kent contest, Sociology 

award to a Senior woman, an all-university tea 

Sorority Song: 

I sang to a XO in the stillness of the night, 
Where splashes of moonlight had scattered 

their light. 
I sang to the stars and the moon up above, 
And asked them to carry my song to my love. 
The stars and the moonlight grew brighter 

until 
I paused in my love song to marvel and thrill, 
For all through my song I'd been dreaming 

the while, 
For the stars and the moon were a XO's smile. 



Here are the La De Da girls 
in action taking first place 
in Songfest for the fourth 
consecutive time. The Winnah. 




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Chi Omega officers: Joyce Burch, Sec; Nora Granat, 
Pres. ; and Marilyn Skinner, Treas. Xot present when 
the picture was taken was Sandra Warmee, Vice Pres. 



HPE majors and La-De-Da 



CHI OMEGA, left to right: row 1: Janet Gibson, Sandra Warmee, Nora Granat, Mar- 
ilyn Skinner and Joyce Burch. Row 2: Carol Cooper, Marie Raasch, Carol Wessler, 
Betty Hasson, Lily J. Baker, Jan Davidson, and Norene Darosy. Row 3: Barbara 
Conklin, Betty Vickers, Ruth Wilson, Roberta Leidorf, Rosanne Modarelli. Larita 
Simcox and Marilyn Grimsley. Row 4: Alice Schmitt, Mary Ann Bamberger. Nancy 
Boole, Sally Guiselman. Pauline Rozakis, Helen Nicodin, Marilyn Husak. Row 5: 
Lois Youngen, Carolyn Miller, JoAnn Smith, Patty Grishkat, Lyn Blount, Judy 
Kropp. Ruth Westlake and Gladys Fuller. 




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Carol Montgomery couldn't find 
two socks to match, so her soror- 
ity sisters willingly confused her. 



A Blue Kangaroo and Scholarship Trophies 



DELTA GAMMA, left to right: row 1: Heather Harvey, Mary Jo Bunnelle, Joyce 
Israel, Carol Hampton and Sally Spicer. Row 2: Janet Reed, Fay Pelat, Gloria Stahre, 
Pat Moran, Uni Wedewen, Marge Schaide and Shirley Kollas. Row 3: Janet Kirk, 
Shirley Mullen, Barb Springer, Nancy Ginther, Carol Montgomery, Barbara Richard- 
son and Joan Webster. Row 4: Sue Seager, Carol Gooch, Jean Thomas, Nancy Roberts, 
Rita Tersigni and Jeanne Thigpen. Row 5: Marcia Montgomery. Phyllis Reinker, 
Frances Lofgren, Harriet Knapp, Joyce Gibitz, Gay Hyatt and Pat Killen. 



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DG officers are: seated, on floor: June Peterson, 
Rec. Sec. and Joyce Israel, Pres. On couch: Mary 
Jo Bunnelle, Vice Pres. ; Carol Hampton, House Treas. ; 
Sally Spicer, Treas.: and Heather Harvey, Sec. 



Delta Gamma 



Homecoming decorations found everything "in 
the bag" for the Delta Gamma's except a trophy 
for their 20-foot blue kangaroo. Undaunted, the 
activity-conscious DG's ranked high in other com- 
petition. The scholarship trophies decorating the 
mantel are proof that brains and looks can go to- 
gether. They supported a candidate for Miss Kent 
State, held queen attendantships to the May Day 
and Chestnut Burr queens and nationally, Miss 
America of 1953 and Miss Ohio of 1954 were sor- 
ority sisters. DG's quartet harmonized its way to 
first place in the sorority division. 

Student Council's president wore an anchor, as 
did the sophomore secretary, three AWS mem- 
bers, two Varsity cheerleaders, an AROTC spon- 
sor, several Cardinal Key girls, 1954's outstanding 
junior woman and senior winner of the Woman- 
hood award. Full of ideas from their 1954 conven- 
tion, Delta Gamma returned home to begin their 
eighth year as a national organization. 



Founded at Louis School, Oxford, Mississippi, 

1873 

Gamma Epsilon chapter established at Kent in 

1947 

Chapter house: 202 South Lincoln 

Colors: bronze, pink and blue 

Flower: yellow rose 

Philanthropies: sight conservation, aid to the 

blind, Christmas party for underprivileged 

children 

Sorority Song: 

Dear D.G., 

You are the one for me; 

With your dear anchor of gold and white, 

Leading us on like a beacon light. 

Dear D.G., 

We're bound in loyalty 

To serve thee ever, 

Forget thee never, 

Our own DG. 



Jeanne Thigpen, Barbara Richard- 
son and Janet Kirk just can't 
seem to convince Bonnie that 
people sit on chairs, not dogs. 




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DELTA ZETA, left to right: row 1: Kathryn Umbach, Sylvia Caruth, Marilyn Doney, 
Elaine Erb, Margaret Walker and Jan Eberhardt. Row 2: Sally A. Harding, Carol L. 
Marabito, Shirley J. Machura, Addie M. Machura, Virginia A. Bernick, Joanie Stein- 
kemper and Anita C. Kotis. Row 3: Betsy Koon, Lynne Wiley, Barbara Toney, Donna 
Dye, Peggy Durkin, Marilyn Hamill and Evelyn Hiemer. Row 4: Jo Ann Slevin, Nancy 
Trevis, Joan Butler, Nancy Norman, Pat Marik, Janice Allshouse, and Shirley Gwaltney. 
Row 5: Jo Buckley, Bernadine Fletcher, Lois Wanous, Barbara Bartchy, Marilyn 
Gaskins, Joyce Zinsmeister and Beverly Koch. Row 6: Adrienne Kost, Ann Harbourt, 
Susan Farley, Thelma Obenauf, Shirley Ackerman, Nancy Barrett and Ginny Loudin. 




Delta Zeta now has its own Audubon Society 
on campus. At Homecoming they proudly dis- 
played a falcon in a frying pan and during the year 
a dead sparrow was routed from their chimney. 

Posing as decoys for their Penny Carnival 
booth by acting as the set-ups in a paste-throwing 
contest, the DZ's torture was not in vain. The 
girls were awarded second place. Then showing 
that their wings couldn't be clipped, the sisters of 
the lamp flew to an easy May Day relay victory. 

A familiar adage, "birds of a feather flock to- 
gether" was apparent as the sorority claimed 
1954's Freedom Girl, Varsity K-Queen and Snow- 
ball Queen. 



Adrienne Kost is the center of 
attraction as the DZ's put 

their musical talents to use. 



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Delta Zeta 





Delta Zeta policy-makers are, row 1: Margaret 
Walker, First Vice Pres.; Elaine Erb, Pres.; and 
Sylvia Caruth, Treas. Row 2: Marilyn Doney, 
Second Vice Pres.; Jan Eberhardt, Sec; Thelma 
Obenauf, Historian; and Kathryn Umbach, Cor. Sec. 



Two Dead Birds and Flying Paste 



One DZ twinkles brightly as she rides atop her 
sorority's "Stairway to the Stars" Campus Day float. 



Founded at Miami university, 1902 

Gamma Kappa chapter established at Kent in 

1948 

Chapter house; 244 East Main street 

76 national chapters, 7 in Ohio 

Received five awards at 1954's convention 

Colors: rose and green 

Flower: Killarney rose 

Philanthropies: aid to hearing fund and to 

Happy Day school 

Sorority Song: 

Dream girl of Delta Zeta, 

Girl of the lamp so true, 

Your faith and light ever bright, 

T'will guide me back to you, 

When by the fire I dream 

Dreams that must come true. 

Dream girl of Delta Zeta, 

I am in love with you. 




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Gamma Phi Beta 



Gamma Phi Beta officers are: Shirley Kollmorgen, 
Rec. Sec; Gail Comstock, Vice Pres. ; Marilyn Corn- 
best, Pres.; Barbara Hornsberger, Pledge Chrmn. ; 
Sally Pierce, Rush Chrmn.; and Tudv Koonce, Treas. 



As judges approached the Gamma Phi Beta 
house to inspect its homecoming display, the 
clothesline of the exhibit loosened dangerously 
and threatened to collapse. To the rescue, Gamma 
Phi's loyal housemother rushed outside and sup- 
ported the sagging line until judges finished in- 
spection. 

The girls of the crescent moon did not salvage 
a trophy from their near-fatal decorations, but did 
place third in the Campus Day parade with their 
skunk in a colorful flower garden portraying "A 
Stranger in Paradise." 

Gamma Phi shone on campus with represent- 
atives in Cardinal Key, Cultural Committee and 
Student Council. 



Founded at Syracuse university, 1874 

Beta Zeta chapter established at Kent in 1947 

Chapter house: 207 Main Street 

65 national chapters, 6 in Ohio 

Colors: brown and mauve 

Philanthropy: summer camps 

Sorority Song: 

Remember Gamma Phi Beta. 

Remember when you're away; 

Remember the friends you have made here, 

And don't forget to come back some day; 

Remember the pink carnation, 

The crescent in the sky, 

And keep truly with you 

The memorv of Gamma Phi. 



Arlene Kuzak, Joan Gonot and 
Lu Prybyl get in on the con- 
versation as Doris Miller 
talks to a certain "him." 




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Gamma Phi's raid the icebox once classes are done so 
they can keep going until suppertime rolls around. 



Sagging Clotheslines And A Crescent Moon 



GAMMA PHI BETA, left to right: row 1: Barbara Buchman. Gail Comstock. Marilyn 
Combest, Barbara Blair and Shirley Kollmorgen. Row 2: Barbara Honsberger. Shirley 
Anthony, Sally Justus, Arlene Kuzak, Mary Peri, Nancy Swimmer and Sally Pierce. Row 
3: Karen Robinson. Barbara Curtis, Jane Martin, Rae Prosser, Connie White, Dorothy 
Kiss and Lu Prybyl. Row 4: Beatrice Roth, Ann Dornback. Elizabeth Funk, Judith Zak. 
Sondra Seckinger, Judy Koonce and Joan Gonot. 




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Pan Hellenic, left to right: row 1: Sally Pierce, June Dickinson, Sandy 
Mclntyre, Nora Granat, Joyce Burch, Pat Killen, Joelcla Delo and 
Elaine Kovalchik. Row 2: Shirley Moore, Joyce Szaniszlo, Doris Eggert, 
Bonnie Meese, Arlene Yolkey, Marilyn Combest, Olga Maruskin and Carol 
Evans. Row 3: Arlene Kuzak, Marlene Hallock, Virginia Bernick, Elaine 
Erb, Joyce Israel, Geraldine Duke, Janet Reed and Rosanne Modarelli. 



Pan Hellenic 




Sororities returned to campus this fall to find 
radical changes made in rushing procedures. 
Freshman rushing had been deferred until Winter 
quarter, putting sororities on the same basis as 
the fraternities. 

This change was made by the governing body 
for sororities at Kent State, Pan Hellenic Council. 
With three delegates from each sorority Pan Hel- 
lenic acts as the go-between for sororities and un- 
affiliated women. In living up to the creed of the 
National Council, the organization strives to make 
sorority life an opportunity for each affiliated 
woman to prepare wisely for her future as a 
citizen in a democracy. 

Pan Hellenic, advised by the Assistant Dean of 
Women, publishes "It's All Greek To Me," a book- 
let for new rushees. 



Officers: Joyce Burch, Sec: 
Sally Pierce, Treas.; and June 
Dickinson, Pres. Pan Hellenic. 



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INTERFRATERNITY COUNCIL, left to right: row 1: Nick Giorgianni, Joe Dogoli, 
Robert Ishee, Cliff Whisler. Bob Williams and Don Bores. Row 2: Ben McGinnis, Don 
Leyritz, Tom Browne, Walley Laugal, Don King and Glenn Nygreen. Row 3. Roy 
Berko, Duane Snyder, Clarence Johnson, Jerry Whitmer, Ralph Zucker, Jack Gat- 
tozzi and Duane Hendricks. 



Interfraternity Council 



During the past year, Interfraternity Council 
became more fully established as one of the most 
important governing bodies on the campus. 

The three R's — (rules, rushing and regulations) 
became the byword of the group. New rules on 
rushing were put into use to regulate the pledging 
of freshmen and transfer students during the Win- 
ter quarter. 

The group has for 14 years striven to promote 
and encourage personal development of its mem- 
bers in the intellectual, physical and social fields. 

Basically, the group is made up of the president 
and one member from each fraternity. The small 
body finds it much more advantageous to work 
with this centralized authority. 

A strong spirit of competition and fair play is 
promoted by the council as it strongly backs intra- 
mural athletics by awarding trophies to the win- 
ners in nine major sports. 



Interfraternity Council officers, row 1: 
Duane Snyder, Treas. ; Cliff Whisler, 
Pres. ; and Mr. Ben McGinnis, Adv. Row 
2: Jack Gatozzi, Sec; Don King, Vice 
Pres. ; and Dean Glen Nygreen, Advisor. 



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Alpha Epsilon Pi 




SUSOtE'S 



OVER 



Alpha Epsilon Pi turned fantasy into realism 
at Campus Day when they used over two thousand 
flowers to portray their theme, "Orchids In The 
Moonlight." 

Penny Carnival rolled around with the men of 
Phi Deuteron copping second place by using slot 
machines and teddy bears to attract the midway's 
spectators. 

New places for trophies were dusted off on the 
mantel for prominent brothers who were chosen 
Junior Man of the Year, all-university billiards 
champion and all-university table tennis 
champion. 

The gold and blue ha3 its share of BMOC's on 
campus. Three brothers were members of Blue 
Key and were frosh advisors. The men of the Lion 
claim members on the tennis and track teams. 

Other brothers included the vice-president and 
treasurer of Hillel, a member of Fraternity-Sor- 
ority Policy Committee and Student Council 
members. 



The bubbles of B.G.'s 
pipe dream burst 



as 
the AEPi's helped de- 
flate the Falcon's hopes. 



Alpha Epsilon Pi officers: Dr. 
Arthur DuBois, Advisor; Bernie 
Schneier, Treas.; Neil Myers, 
Vice Pres. ; Ralph Zucker, Pres; 
Roy Berko, Member-at-Large; 
and Bill Rein, Sec. 




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ALPHA EPSILON PI. left to right: row 1: Howard Raspy, William Bloch, William 
Rein. Bernard Schneier, Jack Greenberg and Bob Pugrant. Row 2: Ralph Zucker, Stan 
Roslin. Leonard Malkin, Herb Arnovitz, Harvey Peskin and Roy Berko. Row 3: Ken 
Hirschl, Neil Myers. Ron Lewis, Jerry VVisbaum, Sam Portman and Manny Barenholtz. 



2000 Orchids and a One- Armed Bandit 



Founded in 1913 at New York university 

Colors: blue and gold 

Established on campus in 1949 

Lion is the national symbol 

Sponsors Gay Paree and Wild West parties 

annually 

62 chapters scattered from Maine to California 

Fraternity Song: 

Come fill up your glasses and I'll give you a 
toast, 

To Alpha Epsilon Pi. 

Ideals of our dreams and pride in cur boasts, 

To Alpha Epsilon Pi. 

Symbol of faith and of brotherhood true, 

We'll live and we'll love, and we'll die for 
you. 

Together now boys, 

Let's drink to the joys, 

Of Alpha Epsilon Pi. 



His pledge bro- 
thers wouldn't 
believe there is 
an easy way to 
get rid of dirt. 
Jackie Greenberg 
shows them how. 







Alpha Tau Omega 





" Is it there — that check from dad or the 
love letter?" In this mailbox rush are 
James Paul, Art Reed and Dale Jones. 



ALPHA TAU OMEGA, left to right: row 1: Joe Dogoli, Kipp Kinsley, Joe Buffo, Tony 
Fonte, Bob Shultz, Joe Palef, Gene Buffo, Richard Hole and Ben Kaster. Row 2: Jim 
McVay, George Crater, Robert Miller, John Breese, Norm Smiechewicz, James Paul, 
Harris Brown Jr., Harry Lorenz, Bob Caster and Dick Cutshall. Row 3: Loy Booker, 
Bill Velo, Phil Goss, George Eisenzimmer, Bill Caddey, Roger Walker, Dale Jones, 
Bob Shetler and John Williamson. Row 4: Paul Kolasky, Fred Havlicek, Miney Gross- 
man, Del Lozier, Pat O'Farrell, Dick Cooper, Jim DiFiore and Dick Carter. 





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The first anniversary candle had barely gone 
out for Zeta Zeta chapter of Alpha Tau Omega 
when they began filling their mantelpiece with 
an array of new trophies. 

A total of ten cups were added to the Tau man- 
tel during the Spring quarter. Among the awards 
they received were first place in Penny Carnival, 
first place in the Quartet Singing contest, first 
place in the May Day relays and two third place 
trophies for Campus Day songfest and Float com- 
petition. The ATO library was judged best among 
the fraternities and received the Dean Manchester 
cup. 

ATO's are represented in such offices as chair- 
man of the University Social Committee and presi- 
dent of Blue Key. Men's Student Association 
claims a Tau as its presiding officer. 

In Varsity sports, the ATO's have members on 
the wrestling, tennis, swimming and baseball 
teams. 



ATO Officers: Joseph Dogoli, Usher; Robert Caster, 
Historian; Eugene Buffo, Treas.; Richard Cutshall, 
Sentinel; Joseph Buffo, Scribe; and Harris Brown Jr., 
Vice Pres. Xorman Smiechewicz, Pres. was absent. 



A First Anniversary and A Trophy Annex 



"This is how we did it in my day," says Province 
Chief Johnson, showing ATO's pictures in an old book. 



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National flower: tea rose 

Established in 1892 

National membership: over 48,000 men 

105 chapters from Atlantic to the Pacific 

Has the top library among local fraternities 

Won second place at Pork Barrel 

Took first place in the May Day relays 

Claimed the largest pledge class in winter 

quarter 

Resides at 300 East Main 

Colors: blue and gray 

Added 10 trophies during 1954 

Fraternity Song: 

Olympus was a mountain high where Jupiter 
held sway. 

And then one day he drove his automobile to 
Richmond, U.S.A. 

And finding there a goodly crew of heroes for 
his course, 

He added our fraternity and called us Alpha 
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DELTA TAU DELTA, left to right: row 1: Joel Rader, Jack Rice, Tom Scadding, 
Jack Kovach, Jack Berrey, Bob Drath, Gary Zink, Bob Williams and Walter Maimer. 
Row 2: Dick Edwards, Gibson Moritz, Patrick Burns, David Kennard, Lonn Swine- 
hart, Dave Vounkman, Keith Damschroder and Don Barry. Row 3: Don Haley, Jack 
Schneider, Hal Mayhew, James Dignan, Richard Fedosh, Harold Jenkins, Jack Gimbel. 
Bob Wick and Jim Parise. Row 4: Dave Skinner, Robert Anderson, Tom Duke, Jim 
Dougher, Chuck La Shelle, Dick Milner, Andrew Teiberis and David Twaddle. 



Charcoal Jackets and Real 'Collegiate . . . 



The men of Delta Tau Delta have managed to 
win two first place awards this year for their 
ability to design floats and decorations. The buck- 
ing model "T" on their "collegiate" Campus Day 
float and the shooting gallery set-up for Homecom- 
ing garnered the Delts first place awards. 

Singing has also brought this fraternity awards. 
For the fourth time in a row the Delts won Campus 
Day songfest. In the All-Ohio Delta Tau Delta 
songfest, they added another trophy to their list 
by taking first place. 

Charcoal jackets became the vogue for college 
men during the past year and the Delts were none 
to argue the point. They seemed to have rounded 
up all the gray sports coats in town, as charcoal 
and Delts became synonymous. 

Social activities for the year included a Winter 
formal and a Spring formal dinner-dance. 



Founded at Bethany college, 1859 
Local fraternity, Gamma Tau Delta, for 26 years 
Became Delta Omega chapter in 1950 
Colors: purple, white, and gold 
Flower: iris 

Four times songfest winner 
First place in displays for Campus Day, Home- 
coming 

First places in intramural table tennis, volley- 
ball and swimming. 

Entertains on Dad's Day and Parent's Day 
Fraternity Song: 

In Delta's halls. 

In Delta's halls, 

Where every man is king. 

In Delta's halls, 

In Delta's halls, 

We'll laugh, we'll dance, we'll sing. 



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Dick Edwards, House Mgr. ; Dick Fedosh. 
Pres. ; and Walt Maimer, Vice Pres. Row 
2: Jerry Whitmer, Treas. ; Gib Moritz, 
Guide; Bob Williams, Sec; and Jack 
Schneider, Cor. Sec. ; DTD officers. 




Delta Tau Delta 




The Booster Booth got the proverbial "brush off" 
courtesy ol the Delt pledges during Help week. 







For the fourth consecutive year the 
white dinner-jacketed Delts harmonized 
their way to a Campus Day songfest vic- 
tory. The song chairman is Jim Tushar. 



195 



Delta Upsilon 





Setting traditions seems to be a habit with 
Delta Upsilon. One was started this year when the 
fraternity decided to co-sponsor the all-university 
Halloween Howl! The boys of the blue and gold 
also open Campus Day celebrations each year with 
the presentation of their K-girl in ceremonies be- 
hind the library. 

The local chapter has for many years received 
recognition as one of DU's strongest groups. Three 
seems to be their lucky number. They captured 
the national public relations plaque for the third 
year straight and received the third best chapter 
rating in the nation. 

DU's active on campus take part on Varsity 
football and basketball teams, student council, 
Stater and Mens Student Association. Others in- 
clude president of M.S. A. and president of Nu-K. 



DU officers, row 1: Joe Fran- 
ko, Vice Pres. ; Chuck Miller, 
Pres.; and Dick Laird, Cor. 
Sec. Row 2: Nick Giorgianni, 
Treas. ; David Habeger, Rec . 
Sec. ; and Ken Wiley, House Mgr. 



The Mambo takes a back seat as 
Delta Upsilon members organize 
an impromptu junior jam session. 




196 




DELTA UPSILON, left lo right: row 1: Richard Laird, Nick Giorgianni, Chuck Miller, 
Joe Franko, Dave Habeger and Ken Wiley. Row 2: Roger Knabe, Bill Mottice, Tom 
Litwiler, Wayne Telling, Mike Ramicone, Regis Mooney, Dick Owen, George Christner, 
Sid Edwards, Larry Carpenter and Bob Hybert. Row 3: De Lorre Haddad, Jack Schmitt, 
Dave Can's, Chuck Ramsey, Phil Miracle, Carl Scott, Don Gindlesberger, Tom Cercel, 
Sumner Stilwell. Bob Conrad and Bud Sprague. Row 4: Dominic LaLumia, Dave 
Gascoigne. Jerry Lange, Frank Tolloti, Robert Patterson. Floyd Paulus, Jack Hurd, 
Earl McNeilly, John Bingham, Jeff Barnard, Phillip Shriver and Kenneth Pringle. 
Row 5: Dick Haines, Gabby Ward, Ed Shepherd, Elbert Cowhard, George Yost, Al 
Dalcher, Arch McDonnell, Mak Mannen, Dan Patridge, Marvin Katz, John Kline 
and Pieter Holstein. 



New Traditions and National Awards 



Founded at Williams college in 1834 

Colors: blue and gold 

Established at Kent in December, 1948 

First national fraternity at Kent 

Won intramural all-sports trophy this year 

Placed first in Pork Barrel three consecutive 

years 

Participated in the freshman week "Prevue of 

KSU" 

Holds a Homecoming banquet each year 

Fraternity Song: 

The highest praise beneath the sun 

Is sung to Delta Upsilon. 

So brothers raise your voices high, 

Unfurl your voices to the sky. 

Sun and stars and all that's fair 

Are in the hallowed U's we wear. 



Delta Upsilon's 
religious theme 
of "I Believe' ' 
lent a serious 
note to the very 
gala Campus Day. 




Kappa Sigma 








Delving into the past, Kappa Sigs seek 
inspiration from old scrapbook ideas. 



KAPPA SIGMA, left to right: row 1: Bob Sauer, AI Longbrake, Ed Osnowitz, Jack 
Aumiller, Gil Myers and Bill Matthews. Row 2: Albert Laurich, Allen Duga, Richard 
Chalkley, Joe Farrell, Cliff Cunningham, Walley Laugal. Row 3: Jack Carney, Dick 
Petit, Jack Hanhanser, Gerald Sulecki, Whitey Baranowski and Bill Hawkins. 



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Not letting schoolwork take up all their time, 
the Kappa Sigs found leisure moments to include 
numerous and varied events in their social cal- 
endar. 

Each year the Rascal's Romp is sponsored by 
the pledge class. The men of Epsilon Rho are also 
the co-sponsors of the annual Kappa Sigma Nu 
dance. 

The boys of the green, scarlet and white also 
found time to crowd annual Spring and Winter 
formals into their social calendars. A "sweetheart" 
reigns at the Winter formal. 

Despite all the social activities the fraternity 
upholds a high scholastic average. The national 
awarded the KSU chapter two consecutive schol- 
arships for keeping their grades above the all 
men's average. 

The painting of the outside of the house and a 
complete redecoration of the inside were among 
the projects of the year. Plans were also under- 
way to join the proposed fraternity row. 



Officers running the affairs of Kappa Sigma: Edward 
Osnowitz, Treas.; Eugene Baranowski, Sec; Al Lau- 
nch, Vice President; and Joseph Farrell, President. 



Rompin Rascals and A Q. I. 



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Founded 1895 at University of Virginia 

National membership of 59,008 

Most heavily endowed national fraternity in the 

United States 

Flowers: lily-of-the-valley 

Colors: scarlet, green and white 

122 chapters from coast to coast 

Holds Founder's Day activities yearly 

Won 1954 Kappa Sigma Nu G.I. Jug basketball 

game 

Plans annual Spring and Winter formals 

Fraternity Song: 

Come, gather all ye merry men and drink a 
health to me, 

Unto the dearest thing we know, the old 
fraternity. 

From East, from West, from sea to sea, 

We come from far and near. 

To drink to Kappa Sigma and the crescent 

and the star. 





PHI DELTA THETA, left to right: row 1: Chuck Higgins, Don Gaffney, Roger Barone, 
Dick Baun, Bob Henry, George Mayer and Chuck Hargest. Row 2: Robert Gaume, 
Thomas Browne, Gerald Laakso, Joseph Davis, Herb H. Wilson, Cliff Whisler and Bill 
Inderwish. Row 3: Douglas Kaylor, Gary Brookins, Neil McBride, Phil Ungar, Dale 
Olcott, Joe Alger and Steve Garrett. Row 4: Ralph Dornbrock, Jim Shilan, Paul Miller, 
Weir McBride, Ray DeLambo, George Kirk and John Litty. 



Lori£ Trousers and Lone Tints'. . . 



Realizing a three year ambition, Phi Delta 
Theta literally "got its long trousers" as it became 
Kent State university's most recent national fra- 
ternity. It replaced Phi Gamma Theta, a local 
since 1947. 

The Phi Gams were accepted into brotherhood 
at the Phi Delta Theta general convention in Sep- 
tember, 1954 becoming one of over 120 undergrad- 
uate chapters throughout the United States and 
Canada. 

The former "Phi-Gams" kept their members 
busy throughout the year with a well-rounded 
social program. A new innovation was the tra- 
ditional "She Delta Theta" week which is cele- 
brated by all chapters of Phi Delta Theta. 

The Phi Delts panted for breath as they pulled 
hard for the tug-of-war trophy at the Rowboat 
Regatta. Oddly enough, they sponsor this event 
yearly. 



Founded at Miami university (Ohio) , December 

26, 1848 

Most recently formed national fraternity on 

campus 

Became national, December 11, 1954 

Local fraternity: Phi Gamma Theta 

Colors: blue and white 

Flower: white rose 

Holds yearly party for deaf children 

Fraternity Song: 

Tell me why she wears his pin, 

Tell me why she's strong for him. 

Tell me why she is so true, 

She told me why, now I'll tell you. 

Because he is a Phi Delt bold, 

Because he is a Knight of old, 

Because he wears the Sword and Shield, 

That is the reason she had to yield. 



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Phi Delta Theta 



KSU's march of progress continues as 
Phi Delta Theta becomes the thirteenth 
national fraternity on Kent's campus. 





Count your cards instead ot sheep, John Litty tells 
Doug Kayler, as Dale Olcott, Mrs. I Her (housemother) 
and Joe Alger patiently await a chance to get even. 




Looking over the scrapbook are Phi Delt 
officers: Dale Olcott, Treas. ; Cliff Whis- 
ler, Pres.; Tom Browne, Sec; Jerry 
Laakso, Wrdn; and Dick Baun, Vice Pres. 



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Phi Kappa Tau 





"Down with campus domination by a few," was 
the battle cry of the founders of Phi Kappa Tau na- 
tional fraternity. In 1906 at Miami university in 
Oxford, Ohio, a group of students got together to 
form a fraternity built on a democratic basis. 

The local chapter has been active in national 
relations since its founding. It was host to eleven 
brother groups at the spring dominion meeting. 
They also co-sponsored the regional dinner-dance. 

Phi Tau's mark the treasurers of Interfraternity 
Council, the senior class and the Arnold Air So- 
ciety in their ranks. Another is the president of 
the Lutheran Student Fellowship. 

Each year the social calendar is marked in 
March as a remembrance of the Founders Day 
dance. Numerous other social events are also held. 



Phi Kappa Tau officers: 
Tony Lombardo, Chap.; 
Jay Berry, Vice Pres.; 
Richard Nelson, Sec. ; 
and Jay S. Joseph, Treas. 



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KSU's golden flash took on a 
new look as wings were added by 
the Phi Taus to insure victory. 



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PHI KAPPA TAU, left to right: row 1: Ron Iden, Jay Joseph, Jay Berry. Duane Snyder, 
Anthony Lombardo, Don Melching and Richard Nelson. Row 2: John Holl, Jim Nelson, 
Bob Lape, Andy Klembarsky, John Gaskins, John Rottenborn, Len Tompos and 
Merle Foutz. 



Democracy and Campus Treasurers 



Founded at Miami (Ohio) in 1906 
Colors: red and gold 
Established on campus, May, 1949 
Flower: red carnation 

Chose a KSU coed as its dream girl at their 
annual Sweetheart formal 

Placed second in the domain basketball tourna- 
ment 

Known for its original Homecoming displays 
Fraternity Song: 

My Phi Tau pin 

With the jewel set in, 

Is my pledge of love for you. 

My Phi Tau pin 

And the stars within, 

Is a symbol of love so true. 

Take it, wear it, over your heart, 

Me and my darling, we'll never part. 



Cameras, mugs and 
a sense of humor 
often produce 
unusual effects; 
and the Phi Taus 
are no different. 




Phi Sigma Kappa 





Phi Sigma Kappa officers: Bob Warner, 
Inductor; Dave Wise, Sec; Mike Van 
Dress, Pres.; Bert Morgan, Vice Pres. ; 
and Frank Turner, Sentinel. Missing 
from the picture is Paul Schrock, Treas. 



PHI SIGMA KAPPA, left to right: row 1: Bert Morgan, Benny Doepel, Mike Van 
Dress and John Wright. Row 2: H. F. Raup, Roger Hunter, Paul Schrock, Dave Wise, 
Frank Turner, Nick Donaldson and James Laing. Row 3: Charles Warner, Tom Laing, 
Henry Raup, Jack Gattozzi, Bill Wright and Jack Williams. 




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A variety of parties, dances and formals were 
mixed into the more serious business of fraternity 
development as Phi Sigma Kappa took another 
step forward toward its goal of superior scholar- 
ship and social living. 

The traditional Founder's Day banquet and 
the annual Snowball Dance again proved to be 
leading social functions of the year. Also included 
were the All-University dance and the Spring 
formal. 

The chapter is well known for members active 
in campus organizations, including acting vice 
president of Student Council, Traditions Com- 
mittee chairman and president of Blue and Gold. 

This, together with the growing fraternity 
ranks, the Cerebral Palsy fund project and im- 
provements on the chapter house, provided a busy 
year for the members of Phi Sigma Kappa, and 
held out the promise of bigger and better years to 
come. 



Phi Sigma Kappa's float entry went fislrin', trying 
lor a trophy winner in the 1954 Campus Day parade. 



Snowballs and a Social Calendar 



Pipes, argyles, 
game of cards 



fraternity paddle and a friendly 
added their part to college days. 



Founded at the Massachusetts Agricultural 
College, March 15, 1873 
Established at KSU, May 1950 
Flower: red carnation 
Located at 324 E. Main 
Colors: silver and magenta 
Philanthropy: Cerebral Palsy fund 
Member of Blue and Gold political party 
Fraternity Song: 

Phi Sigma Kappa fair, 

For you we do or dare. 
Finest in all the land, 

For thee ever will we stand. 
And when we meet once more, 

Far on that distant shore, 
We'll sing for ever more. 
To Phi Sigma Kappa. 




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SIGMA ALPHA EPSILON, left to right: row 1: Thomas Clinger, Don Twary, Frank 
Leonard, Carmine Coladangelo, Richard Kate, Gerald Petrofes, Louis Mariano, Keith 
Worcester, William Marble, David Horvath and James McCarthy. Row 2: Thomas 
Jordon, Robert Kitson, Grant Mabee, Dick Bauer, Robert Caples, Andrew Lokie, Art 
Getz, Don Winter, Thomas Kinsel, Larry Froncek and Jim Hattery. Row 3: Gary 
Crittenden, George Rafferty, Robert McCoy, John Bassett, Jim DeOreo, Dick Mara- 
bito, Jim Oster, Steve Slage. Tom Packard, Gary Edick and Orville Jackson. Row 4: 
Edward Zofko, Larry Joseph, Gene Cianciolo, Dean Boose, Gary Hall, Duane Hen- 
dricks, Lowell Busick, Dave Bowers, Bill Bechtel, Dick Johnson and Dick Papsun. 



Sigma Alpha Epsilon 



Adding to what could be called "old" fraternity 
row, Sigma Alpha Epsilon moved their belongings 
to their new house on Main street during Winter 
quarter. If you should walk into the new house 
any SAE will proudly escort you to the trophy 
collection. This includes the first award netted by 
the local chapter for the second place Campus Day 
float, "Showboat." 

Athletes are numerous among the fraternity 
ranks. Four members in the football line-up in- 
clude an All Mid-American fullback. Also listed 
in the SAE membership is the captain of the 1955 
wrestling team, undefeated in inter-collegiate 
circles. Two Sig Alphs were members of the Flash 
basketball squad. 

SAE's are active in a host of campus activities: 
Blue Key, Men's Student Association, the Kent 
Stater and ROTC. Socially, the fraternity spon- 
sors the Sweetheart formal and the Anniversary 
ball. 



Founded at the University of Albama in 1856 
Organized on campus in 1949 by Canton exten- 
sion students 

Started as a local fraternity, Sigma Delta 
One of 127 active chapters 
Flower: violet 

Largest fraternity in the United States 
Finished third in interfraternity golf tourney 
last year 
Fraternity Song: 

Hail to the purple! 

Hail to the gold! 

Hail to Phi Alpha, 

Motto of old! 

Hail success fraternity, 

In years yet to come, 

Hail Sigma Alpha Epsilon! 



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Showboats and Moving Vans 



Several SAE's review their first year 
as a national fraternity by glancing 
through the organization's scrapbook. 





During Winter quarter the SAE's joined the parade 
to Main street when they purchased a new house. 




SAE officers, left to right: Art Getz, Pres.; 
Dick Marabito, Sec; Gary Crittenden, 
Vice Pres.; and Jim Hattery, Treas. 



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Sleepy Doorman and Athletes All 





As one enters the front door of the Administra- 
tion building during Sigma Nu Help Week he is 
apt to be the guest of one of their pledges opening 
the doors. This custom has become as much a 
part of KSU as not stepping on the University 
seal at Prentice gate. 

Through the years, the men of the Snake have 
had outstanding representatives on all varsity ath- 
letic teams. This year they claimed two team 
captains. 

Although athletics play an important part in 
this fraternity, scholarship is not forgotten. Last 
year Sigma Nu rated third scholastically on the 
campus. 

Socially, this fraternity holds a White Rose 
formal, an Anniversary dance, the Scummer's hop 
and the Kappa Sigma Nu dance. 



Helping to "curb "the 
traffic problem is a 
yearly pledge project. 



Officers: Andy Branik, Treas.; 
Ed Menger, Sec; Don Leyritz, 
Pres.; and Bob Ishee, Vice Pres. 




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SIGMA NU, left to right: row 1: Joe Zink, Art Degenaro, Don Cline, Jack Stonestreet, 
Bill Dunbar, Jim Menough, Bart Pfautz and Don Smith. Row 2: Chub Chionchio, Bas 
Young, Don McCracken, Don Leyritz, Hal Booth, Dick Hood, Jack Patrick and Paul 
Fanti. Row 3: Nick Dellerba, Chester Williams, Larry Taylor, Ed W'oolam, Dale 
Braniger, Jim Patterson and Dick Haislet. Row 4: Ed Menger, Terry Hill, Dick Kaye, 
Joe Kempf, Leo Cattani, Andy Branik, Jack Bratel, Dan Smearman and Bob Ishee. 



Sigma Nu 



Founded at the Virginia Military Institute, 1869 

Local chapter came to Kent in March, 1949 

Colors: black, white and gold 

Flower: white rose 

At least one member in each varsity sport 

Fraternity Song: 

Brothers and Sigma Nu united, 

Brothers who by the sword were knighted. 

Blessed by a star 

Shining afar. 

Rocked in the cradle of old Virginia. 

Five arms that bind our hearts together, 

Queen of the southern sky. 

Gleam for Sigma Nu, 

Beam for Sigma Nu. 

Each arm will guide us and stay beside us, 

When our college days are through. 



Doormen at the 
Atrium, black 
caps, drooping 
eyelids — the 
Sigma Nu's hold 
a '"Help Week." 




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Sigma Phi Epsilon 





Sig Eps find that hours of concentration 
on aces does not lead to ace-ing courses. 



SIGMA PHI EPSILON, left to right: row 1: Ned Underhill, Karl Miller, Don Day, 
Vern Southworth, Jim MacLaren, Alan Wolfendale and Michael Santoro. Row 2: Ray 
Wagoner, Kenneth Patterson, Ted King, Jon Pounds, Donald Mickey, Russell Lang- 
acher and Fred Fishback. Row 3: Mike Stefanchik, Jim Arnhold, Vincent Firth, George 
Smith, Jerry Linton, Richard Eckart and Henry Cozard. Row 4: Edward Pyle, Jay 
Hollabaugh, Paul Jones, Jim Turpin, Roger Cole, William Kurtla, Bruce Abbott and 
Don Gregory. 




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Sig Ep officers are, on couch: George Smith, Sec; 
Don Mickey, Pres.; and Roger Cole, Treas. Standing 
are Ned Underhill, Hist.; and Don Day, Vice Pres. 



A house with a red door and a pearled heart can 
mean only one thing — the Sigma Phi abode. It is 
a national sign of the fraternity. 

Amid blisters and sore muscles the boys of the 
skull and cross-bones emerged victorious in Row- 
boat Regatta for the third straight time. The high- 
light of the year, however, came when they won 
the IFC scholarship trophy. 

Much attention was drawn to the Sig Eps when 
they proudly sported their new scarlet jackets. 
Also their musical talent was recognized when 
they won the quartet singing championship. 

The social calendar has the annual Queen of 
Hearts ball marked down as a red letter day. 
Sigma Phi Epsilons claim last year's senior class 
president, the All-University social chairman, 
members of Blue Key, president of Alpha Phi 
Omega and president of the Chemistry Society. 



Red Hearts and Blistered Hands 



Founded nationally, August 25, 1901 

Established at KSU, 1953 

108 chapters spread throughout the United 

States 

Flowers: violets and roses 

Colors: purple and scarlet 

Three-time Rowboat Regatta winner 

Won second place at Homecoming 

Attract the bulls with scarlet jackets 

Fraternity Song: 

Dear old fraternity — 

All my life through, 

I'll love and cherish 

The memory of you. 

Should harm betide me, 

Though 'ere will guide me, 

Sigma, 

Dear Sigma Phi Epsilon true. 



"The End of the Falcon" homecoming display helped 
the Sig Eps take second place in the fraternity division. 





THETA CHI, left to right: row 1: William Bender, Frank Merolla, Carl Closs, Don 
Kirkman. James Miller, Frank Torok, Wilbur Beck and Bud Martin. Row 2: Fred 
Forney, Raymond Mervar, Don King, John Descutner, Art Vensel, Dick Minnich, 
Ron Weber and Jim Badertscher. Row 3: Steve Turchik, Robert Smith, John Elliott, 
Joe Kainrad, Dick Velzy, Herbert Seager and Lou Mylchreest. Row 4: John Alexy, 
Dave Adams, Jim Russell, Jim Ricketts, Ken Dutro, Bob Oana, Bill Seiter and 
Harris Dante. 



Vocal Chords and Enormous Floats . . . 



The Theta Chi chapter at KSU is known for 
its ability to sing at the drop of a hat and to have 
more exchange dinners than any other fraternity 
on campus. 

The song group was the first to serenade a 
sorority house during the Fall quarter and first 
to serenade Terrace hall. This group has the dis- 
tinction of having sung to every sorority house 
and dormitory on campus. 

During the year, the singers vocalized their 
way to third place honors in Pork Barrel. Their 
Homecoming display towered fourteen feet and 
spread thirty feet along the base. The Campus 
Day float was so big that it had to be towed by 
a semi-trailer cab. 

The local men beat their brothers from Akron 
U. in the traditional Jug touch-football game. 



Founded locally, Phi Beta Phi in 1938 

Became Delta Tau chapter on May 2, 1953 

Colors: red and white 

Flower: red carnation 

Vice president of Blue-Gold in its ranks 

One brother in Who's Who in American colleges 

Six members in Blue Key spring quarter 

Fraternity Song: 

It is to thee 

Dear old Theta Chi, 

We sing our song of praise. 

It is to thee, our fraternity, 

That we our voices raise. 

And may we always respect thee 

And may faith ne'er die. 

May we all uphold the name of 

Dear old Theta Chi. 



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Theta Chi 



Leave it to the Theta Chis to import a 
cigarette girl of their own to entertain 
at rush parties thrown by the brothers. 





Theta Chi officers: Don King, Pres. ; Jospeh Kainrad, 
Vice Pres.; Ray Mervar, Treas.; and Bud Martin, Sec. 




Recipe for a successful Theta Chi party: 
pretty girls, debonair men, gay laughter, 
perhaps a little music to put you in the 
mood and the ever-flowing punch bowl. 



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'Lanolin Plus' and Pilgrims' 



Prom 





To promote spiritual life within its membership 
is the primary aim of the national organization of 
Theta Kappa Phi. The local chapter has fulfilled 
this pledge to the utmost in carrying on constant 
work as the backbone of the Newman club. 

The Theta Kaps have almost built up a mo- 
nopoly on winning the annual beard growing 
contest. They do not attribute their success to the 
use of lanolin, as many think, but to the persever- 
ance of their entrants. 

Campus social functions of the fraternity are 
occasions which the members can justly be proud 
of sponsoring. Their Gold Cup formal, the Pil- 
grims' Prom and the Sweater hop have become 
traditions at KSU. Graduating seniors of the fra- 
ternity are honored at a banquet where the top 
senior is awarded a scholarship trophy. 



"Why is the book that's 
always needed on the top 
shelf," ask Theta Kaps? 



Theta Kap officers: left to right: 
John DiCillo, Sec; J. Leroy Hayes, 
Pres. ; and Andrew J. Thomas, Treas. 




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THETA KAPPA PHI, left to right: row 1: Don Bores, Don Petruzzi, Carl Ferrara, 
Richard Bauer, John DiCill, Don Saltis and George Kestranek. Row 2: Dennis Smola, 
Thomas Warhols, Andy Thomas, Mike Beluscak, Jerry Hayes, Dan Tutolo and Nich- 
olas DeBaltzo. Row 3: Milton Skodis, Elmer Nemelh, Jerry Rembowski, Dan Forlani, 
Vince DeFrank, Jerry Flynn and William Hura. 



Theta Kappa Phi 



Founded at Lehigh University in 1919 
Installed at Kent on December 4, 1949 
Located at 225 E. College 
Flower: columbine 
Colors: red, gold and silver 
Presents a trophy to the graduate with the high- 
est cumulative point average 
Co-sponsors the yearly Pilgrims' Prom 
Honors a coed as THE sweater girl on campus 
Fraternity Song: 

Vive la Kappa Phi, 

Let every good Theta Kap join in the song, 

Vive la Theta Kaps. 

Success to each brother and pass it along, 

Vive la Theta Kap. 

Vive la, vive la Kappa Phi 

Vive la, Vive la, never say die. 



Three a.m. roll 
call finds Nick 
DeBaltzo losing 
the friendship 
of Don Bores and 
Jerry Rembowski. 








KAPPA PSI ALPHA, left to right: row 1: Oscar Ritchie, James Whit- 
ley, William Whitley, John Watt and Thomas Stalhvorth. Row 2: 
Clarence Johnson, Joseph Barbee, William Kerr and Al Fitzpatrick. 



Kappa Psi Alpha 



Officers arc: row 1: Hill Kerr, Vice Pres.; Clarence 
Johnson, Pledge Chrmn. ; and Joe Barbee, Pres. 
Row 2: Jim Whitley, Treas. and Bill Whitley, Sec. 




Hopes of joining a national and becoming part 
of the proposed fraternity row are the two biggest 
aims of Kappa Psi Alpha, inter-racial fraternity. 

Beginning as the Scrollers club, the group 
achieved local fraternity status in December, 1953. 

The organization sponsored the campus appear- 
ance of the Karamu Dancers and is also active 
in Penny Carnival and intramural sports. 

On Campus Day they attracted attention by 
wearing the new style for college men — Bermuda 
shorts and argyle socks. 

Dr. O. Ritchie of the sociology department has 
become the new chapter advisor of the enthusiastic 
group. 

A new house, a new advisor and a bright future 
are all part of growing up for Kent's youngest local 
fraternity. 



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Delta Sigma Pi 




Oh! How I hate to get up in the morning 
moaned Bob Gifford. He sure got some help. 



DELTA SIGMA PI, left to right: row 1: Tom Newhart, Roy Shiflct, Ed Baker, Bill 
Fudale, Bob Eby, Donn Force, Chuck Vasquez and Gil White. Row 2: Michael Gaw- 
ronski, Lawrence Flury, James Fluke, Don McClain, John Jackson, Al White and John 
Iacobelli. Row 3: Edward Brown, Joe Strieker, Donald Mellinger, Walter Nelson, Carl 
Holmberg, Keith Mathews, Ronald Pring and Lee Aldrich. Row 4: Jack Horner, Charles 
W. Bierie, Don Moore, Dick Armbruster, Elek Karnai, Sherwin Snyder, Dale Shaffer 
and Louis Kapolka. 




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Business administration and Delta Sigma Pi 
have become synonymous on the campus. Since 
1942, when the local Delta Sigs became part of the 
national organization, the group has been one of 
the dominant forces in the progress of the business 
field at Kent. 

The brothers keep in contact with the "out- 
side" business world by taking frequent trips to 
commercial and industrial institutions. 

Once a month the chapter is host to speakers 
from the important industrial plants, commercial 
organizations and business enterprises. 

Delta Sigma Pi always is near the top in 
scholarship. One of the reasons for this is the 
2.25 cumulative point average required for mem- 
bership. 

Scholarship and business interests are not the 
only things which occupy the Delta Sig's time. 
They continuously invent winning Campus Day 
floats and Homecoming decorations. Their social 
calendar is always full. 



Delta Sigma Pi officers, left to right: row 1: Sher- 
win Snyder, Sec; Joe Strieker, Vice Pres. ; and Ed 
Baker, Chanc. Row 2: Bill Fudale, Treas.; Roy 
Shiflet, Pres.; and Bob Edy, Senior Vice Pres. 



Industry and Industriousness 



Keith Mathews and Larry Flury try to figure out how 
anyone can study with such interesting wallpaper. 



Founded at New York university 

Established, November 1907 

85 collegiate chapters 

Came to KSU in May, 1942 

Flower: red rose 

Won second place for Campus Day float 

Presents annual award to BA student with the 

highest cumulative point average 

Homecoming decorations won first place 

30 credit hours in BA college is required for 

membership 

Began locally as Delta Kappa Psi in 1938 

Social affairs include: Founder's Day Banquet 

and Monte Carlo party 

Highlight of the year: Dinner-dance. 





INSTITUTE OF ARCHITECTS, left to right: row 1: Jere Hinton, Nora Davis, Bob 
Norval, Walter Maimer, Carolyn Whyte, Joe Morbito and Bob Saunders. Row 2: 
Dave Suloff, Frank Santangelo, Gordon Paulus, Bill Whitley, James Whitley, Melvin 
Falle, Sam Muto, Larry Smith, Michael Santoro, K. Henry Saxon, Richard Breiten- 
bach and Thomas Stoerkel. Row 3: Anthony Vinciguerra, Raymond Franckhauser, 
Albert Tracy Jr., Elmer Bjerregaard, Roy Brown, John Holland, Ben Steele and Bob 
Norris. 



Students Chapter Institute of Architects 



Institute of Architects officers: Robert Norval, 
Vice Pres.; Joseph Morbito, Advisor; Walter Maimer, 
Pres.; Carolyn Whyte, Sec; and Jere Hinton, Treas. 




Kent State's Architectural Society has made 
great strides in reaching for the star in their hori- 
zon. Kent State now has a Student Chapter of the 
American Institute of Architects. The charter 
was presented to the Kent State Architectural So- 
ciety in behalf of the University last February. 

The emphasis of the chapter is directed toward 
professional rather than social goals. The chapter 
also fosters fellowship, cooperation and a spirit of 
unity between the student and practicing archi- 
tects. 

The chapter held a dinner at the Student 
Union for the AIA architects of Northeastern 
Ohio. Visiting registered architects also give lec- 
tures to the chapter and judges contests held by 
the members. 

Upon graduation, a member assumes the re- 
sponsibilities of an associate membership in any 
senior chapter of the Institute. Members of the 
senior chapters also help by finding employment 
for graduating seniors. 



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Future businessmen and potential tycoons of 
America attending Kent State are invariably 
found to be members of the Society for the Ad- 
vancement of Management. 

Industry, commerce, government and manage- 
ment are all parts of the SAM itinerary. Founded 
for the purpose of helping business administration 
students select a successful career, better under- 
stand their chosen career and broaden classroom 
experiences in scientific management, Society for 
the Advancement for Management, is open to all 
sophomore students in the College of Business 
who have a 2.5 cumulative average. 

An important part of the Society's activities 
takes place at the annual banquet which features a 
famous speaker from the field of management. At 
this affair the outstanding student in business 
management is named. 

Members are also guests at banquets and 
speeches concerning business and management 
sponsored by the Akron chapter of the organiza- 
tion. 




Officers: John Alexy, Treas. ; Carl Holmberg, Vice 
Pres. ; Robert Anderson, Pres.; Dale Shaffer, Sec; 
Bruce Evans, Pub. Chrmn. ; and Bruce LeGrande, Adv. 



Society for the Advancement of Management 



SOCIETY FOR THE ADVANCEMENT OF MANAGEMENT, left to right: row 1: Douglas Kaylor, 
Sylvia Caruth, Pat Marik, Marjorie Wilson, Barbara Toney and Shirley Machura. Row 2: Bob McDowell, 
Don McCracken, Susan Seager, Pat Moran, Don Day, Dave Kennard and Bob Drath. Row 3: Virginia 
Beer, Shirley Butler, Bob Mathews, Don Barry, Fred Forney, Wilbur Beck and James Dougher. Row 
4: Jim Manninen, Raymond Peltomaa, Don Harting, Herbert Oestreich, Ralph Wilcox, Joan Cook and 
Charles Moore. Row .5: Joanne Buckey, John Litty, Neil McBride, Gary Brookins and Phil Cngar. 





KAPPA ALPHA MU, left to right: row 1: Patricia Cain, Edward Neme- 
cek, Carol Levens, Virginia Strohl. Row- 2: Jack Walas, Donald Shook, Prof. 
James A. Fosdick, Adv.; Carl Nandrasy, Larry Carpenter and David Horvath 



Kappa Alpha Mu 

When it's pledging time at KSU most of the 
pledges wear pins, but there is a certain group on 
campus that wears burned-out flashbulbs on long 
red ribbons. 

This distinuguishes them as the prospects for 
Kappa Alpha Mu — photography honorary. Mem- 
bers of Chi chapter of KAM provide pictures for 
University publications and promote photog- 
raphy at the same time. 



Theta Sigma Phi 

Opportunities for women in the journalism 
field have become greater since the old days of the 
early 1900's. 

Theta Sigma Phi, women's journalism honor- 
ary, originated in 1909, has played a big part in 
giving the female sex more rights and privileges in 
journalism. The KSU Chapter, founded three 
years ago, has attained a high standing among or- 
ganizations in that short time. 



THETA SIGMA PHI, left to right: Janet Harsh, Mrs. Joseph Politella, 
Adv.; Patricia Boehmer, Shirley Wright, Charlotte Frolo, Jeanne 
Thigpen, Sue Leick, Julia Yeagley, Carol Levens, Ann Lopane, Ruth 
Westlake, Nancy Lange and Patricia Cain. All are women journalists. 





SDX officers, left to right: Prof. William Fisher, 
Adv.; Carl Xandrasy, Vice Pres.; Larry Carpenter, 
Pres.; Bill Caddey, Treas.; and Dave Horvath, Sec. 



With a motto "He serves best who serves 
the truth" KSU's chapter of Sigma Delta 
Chi entered its third year. It is one of 
the three professional fraternities on 
campus. 

Three purposes form the basis of this 
journalistic fraternity. First, to provide an 
organized unit for journalists of talent, 
energy and truth. Second, to assist the 
members in acquiring the highest princi- 
ples of journalism and to cooperate with 
them in this field. Third, to advance the 
standards of the press by fostering a 
higher ethical code. 

Early in the Fall quarter, the chapter 
promoted the Front Page Ball. They also 
undertook the news event at NEOSP clinic 
and the annual publications banquet. Ad- 
ditional plans undertaken were to give a 
scholarship to a freshman student in jour- 
nalism and sponsor Rowboat Regatta. 

The fraternity holds monthly banquets 
at which time outstanding speakers in the 
field of journalism are brought in. 



Sigma Delta Chi 



SIGMA DELTA CHI, left to right: seated: Chuck Carter, Bob Eckhoff, 
Tom Litwiler, Dick Baun, Bob Morrison, Jim McCarthy and Al Fitz- 
patrick. Standing: Charles Miller, Edward Nemecek, Mark An- 
thony, Marvin Katz, Fred McClelland, Bill Freeman and Don Shook. 




A blue key actually has few uses. It cannot 
open doors, it isn't the solution to a problem and it 
can't give one the answers to a test. But a Blue 
Key in the life of a Kent man does have a special 
meaning. As Phi Beta Kappa stamps a person for 
scholarship, so Blue Key marks him as one of all- 
around ability, good character, possessing the qual- 
ities of leadership and the confidence of his fellow 
students. 

The Blue Key does help in opening one door — 
the entrance of KSU to incoming freshmen. Many 
of the brothers act as advisors to these new stu- 
dents. They also serve as hosts for Homecoming 
and for Alumni Day. 

Numerous Christmas cards reach their desti- 
nation through the aid of the organization's Blue 
Book, an all-university directory, published an- 
nually. Penny Carnival is another operation under 
the direction of these "wheels" of the campus. 

Membership into this honorary comes hard. 
The present 21 members have fulfilled their three 
basic requirements, a combination of service, 
leadership and scholarship. Each of these men is 
able to boast that he is part of the national motto, 
"Serving I live." 




Officers: Don Day, Sec; Richard Cutshall, Pres. ; 
John Alexy, Vice Pres.; and Richard Fedosh, Treas. 



Blue Key 



BLUE KEY, left to right: row 1; Robert Smith, Roy Berko, Paul Fanti, 
Nick Giorgianni, Donald Burke and John Dunbar. Row 2: Larry Car- 
penter, Charles Miller, Carl Nandrasy, Edward Menger, Andrew Branik, 
William Caddey and Robert Caster. Row 3: Ralph Zucker, Tom Laing, 
Harris Brown, Myron Grossman, PhilCasto, Robert Oana and Tom Duke. 



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The proverbial "black book" has been replaced on the 
campus by the Blue Book. The publication, which is 



produced by this service "roup 
unlocking the addresses of mam 



serves as the key to 
il the Kent students. 



The lights had dimmed on the mid-way; another Pen- 

Q-i . -p» (• s->* , nv Carnival had come to a close. Roy Berko, Ralph 

LlcllltV OCT OrC vyUcintltV Zucker and Ed Menger added up the night's proceeds. 



In Service Fraternity 



Blue Key sprung from a faith in the sincerity 
and ability of college men. The fraternity had its 
foundation first in the idea that real American 
university student leaders are God-fearing, law- 
abiding citizens who believe that worthwhile pro- 
gress can best be made through the orderly proces- 
ses of evolution and not revolution. Secondly, the 
belief that male students are adults and should 
be treated as such. 

In 1924 twenty-five outstanding student leaders 
were called together on the University of Florida 
campus. These men were chosen for their promi- 
nence and confidence by the student body. By 
1934 the organization was a well-formed national 
fraternity. As everywhere else in the fraternity 
world, quality, not quantity, counts. 




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CARDINAL KEY, left to right: row 1: Sarah Dunning, Josie Dusek, Joan Webster, Charlotte Frolo, Mary Ann 
Bamberger and Georgie Jaros. Row 2: Larita Simcox, Ceatta O'Saka, Shirley Moore, Rae Grossman and Bernis 
Barnes. Row 3: Lois Youngen, Betty Vickers, Joyce Israel, Lucene Prybyl and Pat Boehmer. Row 4: Ann Mein- 
zen, Sandra Warmee, Ann Metcalf, Barbara Curtis and Joyce Burch. Row 5: Sally Andrus, Elaine Kovalchik, 
Bonnie Meese, Dorothy Harvey and JoAnn Letoha. Row 6: Mary Mikesell. Outstanding women on campus. 



Cardinal Key 



Home Ec Club 



At Kent, as well as at other universities, there 
are some people who are more prominent than 
others. If these standouts are feminine, they are 
likely to be members of Cardinal Key. 

As a key must be near-perfect to open a lock, 
so the girls of this honorary must possess high 
character, prudence, temperance and fortitude. 
They are dedicated to religion, service through 
leadership and patriotism. 



Thirty-eight years is a long time to have any- 
thing on the stove, but the KSU Home Economics 
club is still literally "cooking with gas." 

During the year speakers are brought to the 
campus for meetings, Christmas dinner is given, 
the seniors are honored at a breakfast, a Buddy 
picnic is held and a Fun Nite is staged. 

These girls are finding out the right way 
to a man's heart and any employer's pocket book. 



HOME ECONOMICS CLUB, left to right: row 1: Jacqueline Gier, Luella Leach, Patricia Gage, Ginger Bernick, 
Arlene Kuzak, Barbara Riggins, Jeanne Gilmore, Carolyn Huff and Barbara Vcelka. Row 2: Mrs. Esther 
Gray, advisor, Mary Shultz, Carol Rowley, Jeanne Krivas, Gail May, Ann Kratzer, Catherine Ledinsky, Helen 
Nicodin, Karen Groves, Carol Bonnelli, Mary Evelyn Mikesell and Marian Schott. Row 3: Jean Kouris, 
Shirley Selzer, Dolores Snyder, Marilyn Roth, Beverly Walter, Kathryn Flegm, Suzanne Quigley, Mary 
Lou Smith, Audrey Lockhart, Carol Lambacher and Carol Raymond. Their main interests: cooking and sewing. 




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ASSOCIATION FOR CHILDHOOD EDUCATION", left to right: row 1: Joyce Bollardi, Jean Hone- 
berger, Rae Grossman and Nancy Barrett. Row 2: Shirley Roth, Carole Preslock, Shirley Widdows, Lil- 
lian Seconish, Donna Dawley, Jacqueline Dessum and Nancy Eastwood. Row 3: Joyce Israel, Kathryn 
Umbach, Sally Hardin, Joan Steinkemper, Nancy Norman, Helen Nicodin, Mae Nicodin and Marilyn 
Whiteman. Row 4: Shirley Gwaltney, Louise Saunders, Doris Holzmer, Irene Wright, Flo Brichford, 
Marilyn Howell, Lillian Pollack, Mary Sumner and Donna Veon. Row 5: Jean Strausser, Erva Deemer, 
Dorothy Goldsworth, Joy Hartline, Olive Birney, Barbara Brothers, Emily Heinemann, Shirley Crerar 
and Hwak Sil Chung. 

Association for Childhood Education 

ASSOCIATION FOR CHILDHOOD EDUCATION, left to right: row 1: Wilma Jacob, Mona Hoover, 
Mary Brocklehurst, Barb Malham, June Reamer and Barb Fazekas. Row 2: Joan Droblyn, Carole Wood, 
Nancy Chase, Victoria Beluscak, Glenna Badger, Bernie Barnes and Peggy Quallich. Row 3: Jacklyn 
Kimberlin, Betty Lou Sheperd, Alice Madden, Gladys Harland, Margery Preyer, Eva Barber, Mary Jo 
Paul, Sally Guiselman and Natalie Bodenbender. Row 4: Carole Kelley, Carol Ronke, Mary Lou Kirke, 
Nancy Morgan. Sally Staubus, Sandra Hier, Margaret Carmany, Wanda Bartholomew and Janet Gill. 
Row 5: Janice Dean, Eleanor Dye, Jacqueline Couch, Margaret Apltauer, Glenda Whitacre, Eleanor 
Mankamyer, Flora Lash, Dorothy Miller, Marilyn Klohn and Margaret Steinhilber. 




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KAPPA DELTA PI, left to right: row 1: Leland Knauf, Kenneth Janssen, Loren Donley, James Davis, Edwin O'Harra, James Hales, 
Paul Nau, Delmar Stranger, Paul Claspy and Jerry Rice. Row 2: Dorothy Miller, Katherine Steiert, Bernis Barnes, Norman Wren, 
Charles Hildebrandt, Joseph Kern, Marilyn Whiteman, Yoshio Nozu, Shirley Gwaltney, Jean Silenius and Peg Walker. Row 3: 
Dorothy Moore, Freda Fansler, Lou Mariol, Marian Courtney. Ann Lee Metcalf, Shirley Moore, Gail May, Catherine Ledinsky, Man- 
Evelyn Mikesell, Marilyn Roth, Lois Youngen and Jo Dusek. Row 4: Lueene Prybyl, Shirley Crerar, Hwak Sil Chung, Barbara 
Brothers, Marilyn Wheaton, Doris Cercolani, Carol Ittner, Evelyn Schroeder, Phyllis Nelson, Marian Schott and Rae Grossman. 



Kappa Delta Pi 



KAPPA DELTA PI, left to right: row 1: Richard DiMichele, Gerald Read, John Durance, Harry Miller, Ronald Todd. Andrew 
DeCarlo and Edward Krivda. Row 2: John Sifling, Joyce Bollardi, Joyce Altwies, Dorothy Sigman, Don Littlefield, Pat Chand- 
ler, Fred Way, Virginia Arnold, JoAnn Letoha, Mary Lou Geauman and Phyllis Elliott. Row 3: Harris Dante, Ellen 
Edelman, Janice Allshouse, Mary Lou McAllister, Dorothy Jordan, Gladys Fuller, Carol Cooper, Jane Maffet, Nancy Wiseman. 
Patricia Proctor, Antonette Krame and Ceatta Marie O'Saka. Row 4: Mary Tremmel, Carol Hampton, Carol Gooch, Audrey 
Lockert, Ann Dornback, Fran Lipovac, Barbara Oswald, Helen Klingeman, Joyce Reebel, Carol Crosky and Lucille Marino. 




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FUTURE TEACHERS OF AMERICA, left to right: row 1: Gladys Harland. Joyce Altwies, Lucene Prybyl. Richard DiMichele and 
Leland Knauf. Row 2: Anita Crist, Carol Skorpea, Rose Marie Macek, Mary Lou Smith, Dorothy Miller, Edwina Donavant and 
Charles Carter, Adv. Row 3: Carolyn Hanser, Rae Grossman. Bonnie Craw-ford, Betty Lou Shepard, Des Harris, Jovce Myers, Shirley 
Ackerman and Donna Dye. Row 4: Edward Karns, Ruth Schiegner, Marilyn Doty, Suenean DuBois, Diane Schneider. Dorothv Jor- 
dan, Janet Kole, Ann Hinsman and Marilyn Crownoble. Row o: Fred Kessler. Patricia Ramsey, Bernis Barnes, Norman Wren, Jean 
Detzel, Lucille Marino, Margaret Walker, Martha Horger and Mary Horger. Row 6: Marian Hartman, Eva Barber, Sally Bell, Ben 
Ringhand, Carol Rausch, Sara Richards. Ginnie McCabe, Jean St. John. Joan McKissick, Gloria Brunn and June Reamer. Row 7: 
Burton Gorman, Janet Keller, Ann LeBaron, Helen Xicodin, Gladys Fuller, Mary Nicodin, Johanna Kieffer, JoAnn Letoha, Arlene 
Bricker, Marilyn Graham, Larita Simcox and Sue Robinson. Row 8: Ann Winbigler, Carol Taylor, Barbara Logan, Wanda Milligan, 
Ida Donato, Jane Marmo, Edith Scott, Lynda Pelton, Dorothy Sigman, Jean Honeberger. Saundra Walker and Barbara Ycelka. Row 
i): Donald Dawley, Norman Richards, Charles LaGore, Dolores Wright and June Steiner. 



Future Teachers of America 



Demand is always great for teachers who are 
well-trained and Kent is one of the leading sup- 
pliers for this field. 

On this campus there is an organization whose 
purpose is to give its members an insight into 
their prospective career. This group is for future 
teachers, appropriately named FTA — future teach- 
ers of America. 

FTA sponsors high school groups who have 
their own chapters and who come to Kent. FTA 
also attends NEO and Ohio Schools. 

Other projects are the Freshman Tea in the 
fall with faculty members, deans and the Presi- 
dent. On the social side, they hold an annual 
Christmas party for the underprivileged children, 
have social meetings with such clubs as the In- 
dustrial Arts club and, of course, the annual 
weiner roast in May. Also every spring, FTA 
brings a famous speaker to the campus who is in 
the education field. 

Advisors for this organization are Dr. Charles 
Carter, Mr. George Cook and Miss Anita Crist. 



Santa Claus brought bright smiles to the faces of mam- 
underprivileged children at FTA's Christmas party. 




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HPE CLUB, left to right: row 1: Betty Novak, Maryann Pusaton, 
Barbara Mathews, Josie Dusek, Elaine Daniels, Marilyn Kocinski, 
Patricia McCummins and Barbara Savor. Row 2: Wendell McElwee, 
Walter Newton, James Roberto, Major Harris, Nancy Dunbar, Yvonne 
Schifferand Emma Jean McDaniel. Row 3: Mildred Hightower, Bill Kerr, 
Bob Sovey, Don Burke, Chuck Kegley, Joe Barbee and Karl Chesnutt. 



HPE Club 



Believing that good recreation is the cure for 
many evils, the health and physical education ma- 
jors find a common meeting ground in the HPE 
club. 

The purpose of the club is not to build muscles, 
but to promote professional interest and stimulate 
better student relationships through recreation. 
Meetings also provide members an opportunity to 
hear speakers from their own profession. 



Delta Psi Kappa 

Delta Psi Kappa, physical education honorary, 
is open to women majoring or minoring in that 
field. 

Those women who attain membership in this 
organization must have an over-all scholastic av- 
erage of 2.5 and a B average in their physical edu- 
cation classes. The main aim of the group is to 
achieve a more cooperative spirit and better re- 
lationships among the students. 



DELTA PSI KAPPA, left to right: row 1: Mary Ann Bamberger, Georgie 
Jaros, Lois Youngen, Barbara Mathews, Mrs. Harvey, Josie Dusek, Pat 
Killen, Betty Yickers and Sue Pernice. Row 2: Ruth Krichbaum, Ann 
Reiheld, Betty Novak, Ann Dornback, Dolores Harvey, Dorothy Harvey 
and Pat Swift. Delta Psi Kappa is the KSU women's HPE honorary. 



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CHEMISTRY CLUB, left to right: row 1: Lila Crites, 
Leland Knauf, Jackie Someroski and Wm. Oser. Row 
2 : Nancy Gindther, Nancy Nelson, Angelyn Muckleroy, 



Lee Pressman, Roger Cole and Dr. J. C. Carroll. Row 
3: Wayne Hutchison, Norman Crabb, Janet Cole, 
Thomas Povlock, Ruth Ann Johnson and John Zborav. 



Chemical Society 



Geological Society 



Following today's growing interest in science, 
Kent's chemistry club became a student affiliate 
of the American Chemical Society in 1950. 

Its chief purpose is to instill students of science 
with a pride in their profession and give them a 
chance to meet important men in the field. This 
is accomplished through group-sponsored ban- 
quets, picnics and field trips. Along with these, 
movies are shown and speakers are brought in. 



The Geological Society is composed of stu- 
dents and faculty members who are interested in 
the physical aspects of the world we live in. The 
society sponsors field trips to points of geological 
interest in the surrounding area and engages 
speakers throughout the year to discuss various 
topics pertaining to geology. These activities 
have increased the scientific interests of the mem- 
bers of the organization, founded in 1948. 




GEOLOGICAL SOCIETY, left to right: row 1: Glenn 
Frank, Bill Gund, John Hykes, Nancy Harper, John 
Carson, Earl Harris and C. N. Savage. Row 2: Jim Glioz- 



zi, K. Kishler, D. Hergenroder,Bud Martin, Jerry Wen- 
del and Ed Gossette. Row 3: Earl Warner, Bob Flem- 
ing, Ralph Walker, Jim Patterson and Don Gednsetz. 



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DELTA OMICRON , left to right: row 1 : Nancy Simmons, Marilyn Whea- 
ton, Evelyn Heimer, Miriam Clement and Eleanor Pudil, Adv. Row 2: 
Gertrude Moss, Evelyn Thur, Sue Helvern, Marilyn Jones, Joy Chap- 
man, Rosemary Apel, Nancy Miller, Pat Ann Tecca and JoAnn Slevin. 



Delta Omicron 

One of the newest honoraries on the Kent 
campus, Delta Omicron, national professional mu- 
sic fraternity, organized in March 1954, has al- 
ready attained a high place in the lives of many 
music students. 

Furthering the progress of American music and 
American women composers and raising scholar- 
ship standards are the group's two main objectives. 



Music Educators Club 

The Music Educators club was formed to ac- 
quaint members with problems they may en- 
counter upon entering the music teaching pro- 
fession. 

The club's roster now lists 33 music education 
majors and minors. Social and educational meet- 
ings are held monthly. Some of the members also 
attend the national conferences. 



MUSIC EDUCATORS CLUB, left to right: row 1: Nancy Simmons, 
Evelyn Thur, Mrs. Harley, Ed Kirkland and Marilyn Faulkner. Row 2: 
Nancy Miller, Evelyn Heimer, Miriam Clement, Rosemary Apel, An- 
thony Dubsky and Lynn Gilmore. Row 3: Betty Barcich, Ann Metcalf, 
Theresa Bienka, Joy Chapman, Marilyn Wheaton and Pat Tecca. Row 4: 
Frank Taddeo, Dan Pellegrino, Jerry DeAngelis, Joe Micciche and Bill 
Wetshtein. The group helps those students who plan to teach music. 



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PHI GAMMA NU, left to right: row 1: Mrs. Mollie Costarella, Evan- 
geline Zervoudis, Jean Kouris, Karen Groves, Anita Buergler, Doris 
Cercolani, Barbara Blair and Maria Moats. Row 2: Professor Louise 
Wheeler, Marian Hartman, Carol Agnew, Linda B\ers, Carol Fliedner, 
Joan Willaman, Jane Bose, Barbara Logan and Doctor Elizabeth Lewis. 



Phi Gamma Nu 



Who says it's a man's world? This is no longer 
true in the business world, however. Women have 
long since proved to be equal, if not better than 
some of the businessmen themselves. 

Out of this invasion of the male empire arose 
an organization which united American business 
women — Phi Gamma Nu. 

The honorary was established at KSU in 
March, 1951 and is a social as well as professional 
honorary for the female business majors. The 
honorary sorority requires a point average of 2.7 or 
better. 

Phi Gamma Nu works not only for KSU, but 
for the surrounding community as well. Each year 
the organization presents a typewriter to a nearby 
veteran's hospital. Also, a scholarship key is given 
to a senior woman with the highest point average 
in BA. Another project of Phi Gamma Nu is the 
provision of a loan fund to help members finish 
their education. 



Phi Gamma Nu officers: Joan Cook, Prog. Chrmn.; 
Ann Meinzen, Pres. ; Barbara Conklin, Treas.; 
Larita Simcox, Scribe: and Marian Schott, Cor. Sec. 




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ALPHA PHI OMEGA, left to right: row 1: John Blackburn, Julius 
Molnar, Carl Toot, Carl Nandrasy and Paul Lostoski. Row 2: Glen 
Nygreen, Edmond Gardner, David Andrick, David Lantz, John Clarke, 
Bill Oser, Bob Maffet and Carl Young. Row 3: Arvid Johnson, Jon 
Naylor, Thomas Hair, Larrie Young, Roy Pleis and Ronald Ristau. 



Alpha Phi Omega 



The University serves its students, but who 
serves the University? This is the proud function 
of the members of Alpha Phi Omega, who have 
been the right-hand men of Kent for thirteen 
years. 

They launched the Community Chest drive 
into full swing again this year by distributing con- 
tainers to all the dormitories and the Student 
Union. 

The national service fraternity has a four- 
point program which stresses service to the Uni- 
versity, to the community, to the country and to 
themselves. However, it is not an honorary fra- 
ternity, but requires members to have previous 
Boy Scout training and a sincere desire to serve 
the University. The members come from every 
field of interest: — journalism, science, education 
and music. 

Among past donations to the campus made by 
this organization is included the Victory Bell pre- 
sented to the school to be rung on the occasion of 
every Kent victory. 



Officers, left to right: Julius Molnar, Cor. Sec; 
Carl Toot, Pres. ; Carl Nandrasy, Rec. Sec; Paul 
Lostoski, Treas.; and John Blackburn, Vice Pres. 




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W. R. A. members, left to right: row 1: Josie Dusek, Elaine Daniels, 
Mildred Hightower, Ann Reiheld, Glenna Badger, Georgia Jaros, Lois 
Youngen, Pat Swift, Janet Gibson and Mary Bamberger. Row 2: Do- 
lores Harvey, Marilyn Husak, Joyce Dively, Barb Toney, Mary Pusateri, 
Ann Dornback, Jo Richardson, Mae Nicodin, Barb Mathews, Joyce 
Shackelford, Lynn Kocinski, Kay Davis, Rita Gesue and DorothyHarvey. 



W. R. A. 



Epsilon Pi Tau 



Organized activities in the dorms provide re- 
laxation as well as recreation for girls living on 
campus. W. R. A., composed of representatives 
chosen by the women students, is the governing 
body which sees that sport programs are set up, 
rules carried out and intramural contests set up 
for some competition between the four women's 
dormitories. 



Epsilon Pi Tau is set up to promote skill and 
proficiency in the field of industrial arts while 
recognizing important research work. 

The fraternity recently completed its first re- 
search project — a prospective membership book- 
let. 

Membership is open to students and outstand- 
ing men in the field of industrial arts. 



EPSILON PI TAU, left to right: row 1: James Biddle, Gene Frye, James, 
Davis, Henry Paulin, Delmar Olson. Row 2: Richard Wells, Alvin Hufford, 
Bill Blewitt, Joseph Mullane, Ronald Todd and Richard Farrell. 




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Bob Drath, Pres.; James 
Olsen, Adv.; Bill Hunt, 
Treas.; George Travis, 
Vice-Pres. ; and Jack A. 
Rice, Sec; are the of- 
ficers of the Societv. 



Society for Justice 



"With liberty and justice for all." The mem- 
bers of the Society for Justice weren't the first to 
voice this cherished ideal, but they will defend it 
with every bit of argument and ingenuity they 
possess. 

The Society for Justice is a new organization 
but it is an outgrowth of the old pre-law club. Its 
primary aim is to promote a better understanding 



of the field of law among its members and among 
the general public. 

The 30 members of the group are either pre- 
law or political science majors. They meet twice 
monthly for programs, debates and discussions. 

With the Lady of Justice as their symbol, the 
members of the Society are the future preservers 
of the American system of fair trial and justice 
for all. 




SOCIETY FOR JUSTICE, left to right; row 1: Jack 
Rice, James Olsen, George Travis, Bill Hunt and Bob 
Drath. Row 2: Jim Collins, Ford Parkes, Doug Kay- 
ler, Tom Browne and George Kirk. Row 3: Gerald 



Krainess, Jim Williams, Jim Melonas and John Litty. 
Row 4: Mike Beluscak, Dick Thomas, Donald Dick- 
ison, Gerald Hejduk and Tony Fonte. Row 5: Bob 
Stopher, Chris Power, Jim Dougher and Jim Kennard. 



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Practical art in the form of industrial art is the 
chief interest of the Industrial Arts club. 

Special demonstrations, movies, lectures and 
field trips take up much of the time of its mem- 
bers. 

The purpose of the organization is to make so- 
cial ties between students attracted to the indus- 
trial arts field. The social events which further 
this desire include a semi-formal dance and a ban- 
quet with members of the aviation and architec- 
ture groups. 

Membership, which numbers about eighty, is 
open to any major or minor in the field. Meetings 
are held every Wednesday night at which time 
outside speakers are brought to the campus to 
speak on various interesting topics concerned with 
the field. 




rs, left to right: row 1: 



Jim Durkin, Pres.; Jim Biddle, Vice Pres. ; Ted 
Fortuna, Sec; Carl Young, Treas.; Frank Marschik, 
Adv. Row 2: John Michaels, Adv.; William Zinz, 
Sergeant at Arms; and Fred Baillis, ("or. Sec. 



Industrial Arts Club 



INDUSTRIAL ARTS CLUB, left to right: row 1: 
Joe Mullane, Ron Dilley, Bob DePaolo, Jack Love, 
Jack Harden, Dave Lewis, Jim Bowden, Lynn Pierce 
and Vic Arnole. Row 2: George Grant, Don Primovic, 
Jack Mackey, George Marmanis, Jim Ochoski, Ray- 
mond Aeschliman, Jim Davis, Ken Norton, Bill Yelo 
and Jim Saffga. Row 3: Jack Donnelly, Lou Mariano, 



Bob Herbst, Ken Molli, Art Loth, Fred Felton, Dick 
Wells, Loren Leidheiser, George Christman, Fee 
Connor, Jim Parisee, Ron Korton and Quinton Huff- 
man. Row 4: Erven Robinson, Jim McGuire, Herb Wil- 
son, Ron Todd, Walter Warnar, Ken Robinson, Jack 
Lloyd, Gene Blaschak, Armand Pucci, Ralph Combs, 
Raymond Shaw, Robert Barber and John J. Geil, Jr. 




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Pi Omega Pi is the national honorary fraternity 
for Business Education majors. 

One of the newest honoraries on the Kent 
campus, the local chapter was installed in Janu- 
ary, 1953. Members of the business group are se- 
lected on the basis of four principles: scholarship, 
citizenship, service and ethics. 

The group, which meets twice a month, has 
certain requirements which its members must 
meet. Among these are a 3.0 average in educa- 
tion and business subjects and 2.5 average in all 
other curriculum. 

Pi Omega Pi has aided both University and 
civic organizations this year. Their main project 
during the school year was to supply magazines 
to neighboring homes for the aged. Another goal 
which was achieved was the preparation of ma- 
terials for classes in business education. 




Pi Omega Pi officers are, left to right: row 1: 
Doris Cercolani, Vice Pres.; Larita Simcox, Pres.; 
and Fran Lipovac, Historian. Row 2: Marian 
Schott, Prog. Chrmn. and Ann Meinzen, Rec. Sec. 



Pi Omega Pi 



PI OMEGA PI, left to right: row 1: Ceatta O'Sako, Fran Lipovac, 
Doris Cercolani, Larita Simcox, Marian Schott and Karen Groves. Row 
2: Elizabeth Lewis, Rose Mary Prosen, Keith Mathews, Marian Darst, 
Richard Lindhe, Louise Wheeler, Carol Fliedner and Mollie Costarella. 



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Delta Phi Alpha 



The most important thing in learning any 
foreign language is to keep at it day after day. As 
more and more students became interested in 
languages, other than English, they organized 
social groups to provide a pleasant atmosphere for 
a continued and more intense study of these 
languages. 

The Chi chapter of Pi Delta Phi, the French 
honorary and Beta Lambda, local chapter of Sigma 
Delta Pi, Spanish honorary both came to the cam- 
pus in 1948. Two years later a German honorary, 
Delta Phi Alpha, joined these other two. These 
groups watch movies, read books and speak in the 
foreign tongue. 




DELTA PHI ALPHA, left to right: Herbert Oestreich, 
Ann Kratzer, Carl Hulsman, Marion Moser and Wal- 
ter DeYolld (seated). They are interested in German. 




Sigma Delta Pi 



SIGMA DELTA PI, left to right: row 
1: Charles Kirk, Adv.: John Watt, 
Shirley Moore, Andrew DeCarlo, Ber- 
nice Wicks and Ronald Padall. Row 
2: Baruj Salinas, Helen Machan, Jac- 
ques Engerrand, John Hippie, Alberto 
Pamies, Eduardo Colina, F. Dewey 
Amner and Mauro Aramendia. Absent 
at picture-taking was Emilio Rivas. 



Pi Delta Phi 



Pi Delta Phi, left to right: row 
1: Helen Machan, Adv. ; John Watt, 
Joyce Burch, Robert Dill, Lona 
Helmed and Bernice Wicks. Row 
2: John Hippie, J. Dewey Amner, 
MadameGilbert Jacques Engerrand 
and Charles Kirk. French honorarv. 





Art Guild 



Officers: Thelma Hyland, Adv.; Jane Feick, Sec; 
John Hamasaki, Pres.; and Jacie Dewey, Vice Pres. 



Kent has its own art exhibits and art shows 
sponsored by the Art Guild. Compared to other 
organizations on campus, the Art Guild is relative- 
ly new, having its beginning on February 12, 1953 

The primary purpose of the Art Guild is to 
stimulate interest and encourage art throughout 
Kent State University. It holds meetings every 
Tuesday and Thursday. The Thursday meeting is 
chiefly a workshop session. 

The principle activities of the group are work- 
shop sessions, trips to museums and demonstra- 
tions and lectures. 

Membership is open to all students at Kent 
State, not just art students. Through this the 
Guild hopes to further the interest of art and per- 
haps discover hidden talents. 

Art Guild is the fine arts answer to the Indus- 
trial Arts club, by fostering classical and modern 
painting. 




ART GUILD, left to right: row 1: Donald Drumm, 
Charlotte Sargent, Frances Jackson, Thelma Hyland, 
Xell Knott, Patricia Adams and Clarice Beck. 



Row 2: Kay Fankhauser, Louis Mylchrest, Jacie Dew- 
ey and Eleanor King. Row 3: Jack Lloyd, John Ham- 
asaki, Jane Feick, Lona Helmeci and Doris Rogers. 



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Flying Club 



There are many people in this world who have 
always dreamed of flying into the "vast unknown" 
or the upper hemisphere, but who either don't 
have the opportunity nor the means to fulfill this 
desire. 

On KSU's campus, however, there is an or- 
ganization whose purpose is to give both under- 
graduates and faculty the chance to fly at a mini- 
mum cost. This group is known as the Kent State 
Flying Club and was one of the first of its kind 
in Ohio to be granted a corporation charter by 
the state. 

Besides ownership of several light planes, the 
club has a glider that was presented to them by 
the state in cooperation with the Ohio Aviation 
board. 

The only requirements needed to join the fly- 
ing club is parental permission and a sincere de- 
sire to fly. 

Flying Club officers, 
left to right: Richard 
Hole, Sec; Ruth Anne 
Ramage, Treas.; Jack 
Ramage, Vice Pres.; 
Phillip Goss, Pres.; 
and Howard Ott, Dir. 




FLYING CLUB, left to right: row 1: Chuck Peru, Dave Schmitkons, 
Carl Goodkin, Dick Hole, Howard Ott, Doris Garner. Row 2: Prof. 
PederOtterson, Jim Maines, Tom Kinsel, Ruth Anne Ramage, Jim Verba. 
Phil Goss, Charles Watkins and Prof. Andrew Paton. Row 3: Dave Rock- 
man, Jav Smith, Dave Hambleton, Orrville Jackson and Bruce Brewer. 




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VARSITY K, left to right: row 1: Jim Whitley, David Hambleton, 
Walter Howard, Ernie Costello, Tony Rocco, Major Harris and Don 
Gindlesberger. Row 2: Art DeGenaro, Dick Kotis, Adv.; Bill Whit- 
ley, Arch McDonnell, Joe Barbee, Bill Kerr, Lowell Busick, Bob Har- 
rison, Joe Kempf, Mike Xorcia, Donald Burke, Prof. Paskert, Adv. 



Varsity K 



Phi Alpha Theta 



Begun in 1927 to create a common tie between 
all athletes, Varsity K club today leads the way 
in Ohio for activeness and keeping its alumni 
informed. 

Membership into the club comes automatically 
with being presented a Varsity letter. Members 
meet with former lettermen when they return to 
the campus for K day, which is set aside to cele- 
brate varsity achievement. 



If history does repeat itself, a study of yester- 
day's errors may eliminate a few tomorrow. Phi 
Alpha Theta, history honorary tries to arouse 
interest in history so that we may learn by pre- 
vious mistakes. 

Requirements for membership are 18 hours of 
history with a 3.1 average in the field and a junior 
standing. 



PHI ALPHA THETA, left to right: row 1: Carolyn Emerick, Robert 
Dill, Carol Ittner, Carol Croskey, Ann Buck, Virginia Greaves and 
Marcia Carlston. Row 2: Charles Gremmelspacher, Sheldon Wolfe, 
Joyce Hutton, Helen Klingeman, Andrew DeCarlo, Douglas McManis, 
Professor Phillip Shriver, Adv.,- Joseph Rowe and Leon Marshall. 









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Wesley officers, left to right: Joyce Reebel, alumni Sec; Mary Lou Kirke, Wesley News; Don 
Durr, hospitality Sec. ; Nancy Steinbrenner, Rel. Coun. ; Miriam Boyter, hospitality Sec. ; Janet 
Kole, Sec; Dave Walters, Pres.; Elynne Kinleyside, Miss. Com.; Martha Kent, membership; 
Marilyn Jones, Pub. Chrmn.; Carol Gander, Soc Chrmn. ; Ron Gander, Vice Pres.; Lorena 
Arkwell and William Wood, Frosh Reps. They handle organization matters of Wesley. 



Wesley Foundation 



The local Wesley Foundation is only one of 
many supported nationally by the Methodist 
church. The Foundation, however, is not merely 
limited to Methodists. KSU students of all faiths 
are welcome to participate in any or all of its 
functions. 

The members take part in many social activi- 
ties, bull sessions, etc., as well as religious pro- 
grams. Sunday nights find these students cook- 
ing their own cost supper at the Methodist church. 



A program and worship service usually follow. 
Two highlights of the year are the Fall and Spring 
Weekend Retreats. Dancing, skating parties also 
spark their social life. 

Wesley has its own newspaper, dramatic group, 
choir, intramural sports teams, deputation teams, 
as well as Bible Study and worship groups. 

New to the organization are Director, the Rev. 
Wm. B. Van Valkenburgh and Hostess, Mrs. Hazel 
Glesankamp. 



WESLEY, left to right: row 1: Dorothy Beard, Sally Farrell, Bonnie Crawford, Dolores Wright, Marilyn 
Annach, Marylu Schooley, Lorena Arkwell, Karen White, Jeanne Gilmore and Martha Kent. Row 2: Maria 
Moats, Pat Bonacker, Carol Kelley, Betty McMillen, Faith Foote, Clara Fuller, Barb Polen, Debbie 
deNoyelles, Eva Barber, Miriam Boyter, Nancy Steinbrenner, Mary Habecker, Janet Kole and Joyce 
Reebel. Row 3: Nancy Greene, Peg Chenot, Margaret Callahan, Mary Ickes, Diane Schneider, Joy Hartline, 
Elynne Kinleyside, Marilyn Jones, Joy Chapman, Mary Kirke, Ann Floyd, Carol Gander and Jane Taylor. 
Row 4: James Doolitlle, Jack Love, Russ Webb, Mr. Van Valkenburgh. Roy Mallarnee, Norman Rhodes, 
James Wiebrecht. William Wood, Don Durr, Dave Martin, Ron Gander, Dave Walters and Bob Snoddy. 



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SIGMA THETA EPSILOX, left to right: row 1: James Doolittle, Jack 
Love, Don Durr, Ed Frace, Dave Walters and Jeff Barnard. Row 2: Roy 
Mallarnee, Russ Webb, Ron Gander, Cal Robinson and Jim Wiebrecht. 



Sigma Theta Epsilon 



Sigma Theta officers, left to right: Ron Gander, 
Sec; Jack Love, Pres. ; Cal Robinson, Treas.; Jeff 
Barnard, Vice Pres.; and Roy Mallarnee, Rec. Sec. 




Sigma Theta pledges, left to right: Dave Martin, 
Wayne Kryszak, Bryce Fillmore, William Roney, Wil- 
liam Wood and (seated) Dave Walters, pledgemaster. 



Sigma Theta Epsilon is a group composed 
of men who, by the fact of their Christian prefer- 
ence, imply their basic loyalty to Christ. Sigma 
chapter at KSU engages itself in many activities 
on campus and throughout the city of Kent. 

The men find time for numerous social events 
as well as religious programs and service projects. 
The annual Sweetheart Dance, held in conjunction 
with Kappa Phi, Winter quarter, and Founder's 
Day weekend in the Spring are the two main 
socials of the year. They entered songfest compe- 
tition for the first time and won second place. 




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KAPPA PHI, left to right: row 1: Janet Kole, Martha Kent, Dolores Wright, Grace 
Fleming, Dolores Snyder, Suzanne Warren, Maria Moats, Pat Bonacker, Jemmie 
Officer, Marv Evelvn Mikesell and Miriam Boyter. Row 2: Marilyn Annach, Dorothy 
Beard, Carol Gander, Kyund Kang, Violet Boggess, Carol Fleidner, Marge Purdom. 
Nancv Stinbrenner, Mary Wonsetler, Arlene Demmer, Dorothy Goldsworth and 
Carolyn Johnson. Row 3: Lou Leverett, Eva Barber, Joann Fogle, Beverly Beichler, 
Phyllis McMillan, Helen Samardeya, Harriet Forney, Margery Render, Margaret 
Callaham. Deborah DeNovelles and Flynne Kinleyside. 



Kappa Phi 



Kappa Phi, Methodist sorority, tries to help 
girls fit into all types of social and religious col- 
lege activities. They hold a sweetheart formal 
with Sigma Theta Epsilon, Methodist fraternity, a 
Rose tea and a banquet at activation time. They 
also sponsor service projects such as a Korean 
sewing project, collection of toys for children's 
hospitals and working with the Goodwill Industry 
of Akron. 

KAPPA PHI, left to right: row 1: June Ions, Wilma Jacob. Pat Chandler, Beverly 
Durr, Marilyn Klohn, Lorena Arkwell, Pat Neal, Betty Sheperd, Mary Brockle- 
hurst and Patty Brundage. Row 2: Mona Hoover, Mary Lou Kirke. Sally Abney, 
Shirlev Wilton, Barbara Rudd, Ann Floyd, Jane Taylor, Beverly Dyer, Nancy Greene 
and Joy Hartline. Row 3: Donna Dawley, Nancy Gaus, Marilyn Whiteman, Jean 
Kouris, Marjorie Wilson, Pat Niles, Marilyn Jones, Faith Foote, Ruth Hartley, 
Beverly McGirr and Vivian Gallogly. 



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Newman Club 



A versatile schedule of religious and social acti- 
vities for its members is Newman Club's well- 
planned objective. 

The Catholic group had a big project on its 
hand when it undertook to remodel the former 
home of the custodian of St. Patrick's church. The 
church donated the place to the Newmanites after 
the new church was completed a year ago. The 
new center was remodeled under the supervision 
of one of its members who was an architect major. 
It has rooms for large gatherings, officer's rooms, 
a kitchen, project rooms, a club room and an office 
for Father Daum, group advisor. 

Each year, the Newman Club holds two all- 
University formals, as well as frequent informal 
dances. The club also participates in intramural 
sports. 




The king and queen of the Mardi Gras are crowned at 
one of the traditional Newman Club social events. 

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Newman Club officers: Don Adams, Nice Pres. ; 
Doris Holzmer, Rel. Chrmn.; Roberta Walensa, 
Sec. ; Father John Daum, Chaplain ; Mary Esth- 
er, Cor. Sec; Gene Cianciola, Soc. Chrmn.; 
Paul Marcinkoski, Newman Club president. 



The coffee hour had finished, the members of Newman Club gathered around 
to hear Rev. William M. Schreiner,C.S.C. of the Notre Dame Mission Band 
of Notre Dame, I nd. He was only one of the many speakers at Newman Club. 





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LUTHERAN STUDENT FELLOWSHIP, left to right: row 1: Carolyn 
Hanser, Ann Lee Metcalf, Shirley Kenreich, Arlyn Neubacher, Marion 
Pinter, Dorothy Merkle and Reverend O. Franklin Johnson, Adv. Row 
2: Reverend R. F. Rehmer, Adv.; Walter Dissen and Ralph Newman. 



Lutheran Student Fellowship 



Having the greatest year since its organization 
at KSU, the Lutheran Student Fellowship became 
one of the stronger religious groups on campus. 
With an enrollment far exceeding that of the pre- 
vious year, the group began participating in many 
important University functions. 

The full schedule of activities included social 
as well as religious sessions. Good use was made 
of the year-old Student Center as it was used for 
regular bi-monthly meetings, cost suppers on Sun- 
day and studying throughout any day. The Cen- 
ter's television set, lounge chairs and couches gave 
students an opportunity to get away from their 



drab and boring study rooms to a place which re- 
sembled a homelike environment. The Sunday 
evening suppers gave Lutheran students and 
friends an opportunity to eat a home-cooked meal 
at cost and to take part in religious fellowship and 
recreation afterwards. 

While having a busy social year, the group 
also conducted a well-rounded religious program. 
Guest speakers in the field of Lutheran religion, 
movies on religious topics and special student 
church services highlighted the spiritual activities 
during the year. 



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Officers: Ron Redding, Pub.; Don 
Johnson, U. R. C. ; Elisabeth Hueb- 
ner, Sec; Duane Snyder, Pres. ; 
Bernie Barnes, Program Chrmn.; 
and Tim Badertscher, Vice Pres. 





Gamma Delta 



Gamma Delta officers, left to right: row 1: Dorothy 
Harvey, Treas.; Becky Seidel, Adv.; Arlyn Neu- 
backer, Pledge Chrmn.; and Dorothy Merkle, Sec. 
Row 2: Ken Taylor, Pledge Chrmn.; James Paul, 
Pres. ; Reverend Rehmer, Adv.; and Reginald Leh- 
enbauer, their guest speaker from Argentina. 



The Delta Gamma chapter of Gamma Delta. 
International Association of Lutheran Students, 
was activated on the Kent State campus on April 
4, 1954. In its first year some forty students have 
pledged, of which eight are alumni of the gradu- 
ating classes of June and September, 1954. 

Gamma Delta meets bi-weekly in the Luther- 
an Student Center, 950 Crain Avenue, on Sunday 
nights for cost suppers and programs. Special 
speakers during the past year included the Rev. 
Reginald Lehenbauer of Argentina, the Rev. Les- 
ter Draheim of Cleveland Lutheran Hospital and 
others. 

A contingent of actives and pledges attended 
the Gamma Delta Regional Winter Camp at St. 
Mary's Lake, East Battle Creek, Michigan, Janu- 
ary 28-30 and the Spring Convention at Ann Ar- 
bor, Michigan. The first anniversary of Charter 
presentation was celebrated on Sunday, April 3, 
with a banquet. 



GAMMA DELTA, left to right: row 1: Carol Schwartz, Shirley Svehla, 
Shirley Keurlich, Eleanor King, Dolores Harvey, Phyllis Smith, Marion 
Pintner and Ernest Marcinco. Row 2: Walter Dissen, Ralph Newman, 
Fred Felton, Alan Xiemeyer, Gail Stanton, Ron Redding and Tom Weller. 




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Members of UCF line up on Sunday night to receive their name tags 
before the weekly cost supper. This means of identification is the 
fastest way for everyone to become acquainted with one another. 



United Christian Fellowship 



UCF — United Christian Fellowship, is one of 
only five such religious groups in the United 
States. 

Eight national Protestant denominations make 
up this group: Baptist, Congregational, Disciples 
of Christ, Episcopal, Evangelical and Reformed, 
Evangelical United Brethren, Presbyterian and 
Universalist. 

The group sponsors a coffee hour every Wednes- 
day at 4 p.m. at the UCF house. Other activities 
include cost suppers on Sunday evenings, an an- 
nual Winter formal, a spring retreat and Religious 
Emphasis Week. A popular project that was 
started a year ago is UCF's supplying sandwiches 
to the dorms. UCF members make the sandwiches 



themselves and sell them between 10 and 10:30 
p.m. Mondays through Thursdays. 

UCF brings in different speakers, usually pas- 
tors from neighboring communities to speak at 
their coffee hours. These discussion meetings often 
attract as many as sixty students. Any student on 
campus may belong to UCF. 

Under the direction of Rev. William K. Laurie, 
UCF is a relatively new organization and still in 
the experimental stage. Many religious leaders of 
the nation are closely observing this group. A 
board of trustees, composed of 36 ministers and 
laymen, together with professors and administra- 
tors of the University, supervise the policies, per- 
sonnel and funds of UCF. 



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Students and religious leaders taki 
time out for refreshments at one of the 
many Wednesday UCF coffee hours. 



UCF members and friends turn their 
attention towards the speaker follow- 
ing a Sunday evening cost supper. 



United Christian Fellowship officers, left to right: 
row 1: Sylvia Owry, Pub. Chrmn.; Ellen McAllister, 
Faith and Life Com. Chrmn.; Evelyn Schroeder, Wor- 
ship Chrmn.; Charlotte Sargent, Schedule Chrmn.; 
Marilyn Graham, JoAnn Letoha, Vice Pres.; Barbara 
Green, Cooking Chrmn.; June Steiner and Chuck 
Blosser, Pres. Row 2: Reverend Bill Laurie, Adv.; 




Dave Martin, Churchmanship Chrmn.; Ann Win- 
bigler, Prog. Chrmn.; Yolanda Marton, Sec; Wen- 
dell McElwee, Treas.; William Hurt, Editor of the 
Scribe; Donald Kauffman, Coffee Hour Chrmn.; 
Richard W'illet, Richard Berry, Mgr. Sandwich Con- 
cession; Glen Groh, University Religious Council Rep- 
resentative; and Mary Horger, Stewardship Chrmn. 




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Hillel officers are, left to right: Kenneth Hirschl, 
Treas. ; Eileen P. Gefsky, Sec; Bernard Schneier, 
Pres. ; and Marvin Gisser, Vice Pres. 



Hillel, small in numbers, large in hopes. 

Organized in March 1953, the B'nai Brith Hillel 
Councellorship offers the Jewish men and women 
on campus an opportunity to exchange ideas and 
thoughts. 

The basic idea of Hillel is a simple one; to pro- 
mote fellowship and social understanding between 
students of the Jewish faith and among students 
of other religious backgrounds. 

Work, lectures, discussions and business meet- 
ings make Hillel look like a very serious group, 
but the social committee helps relieve this. A 
skate party, informal get-togethers and other so- 
cial affairs highlighted the social calendar. 

Under the advisorship of Rabbi Abraham Leib- 
tag, the group also takes an active part in Univer- 
sity Religious Council. Hillel meetings are held 
every Wednesday evening in the Student Union. 

Hillel, only two years old, is just beginning to 
walk. In the future they will march. 



Hillel — Jewish Religious Organization 



HILLEL, left to right: row 1: Ken Hirschl, Eileen Gefsky, Sheila Eich- 
enbaum and Marvin Gisser. Row 2: Neil Myers, Sandra Dickson, 
Bernard Schneier, Helen Rosen and Ralph Zucker. Row 3: Mel Birn- 
baum, Bob Pugrant, Howard Kaspy, Gerald Krainess and Don Stein. 




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Baseball 256-258 

Track 259-261 

Tennis 262-263 

Golf 264 

Football 265-272 

Basketball 273-275 



Wrestling . . . 
Swimming . . . 



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Intramurals 280-282 



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Like an argument? Easy! Just pick one word — 
sports. "Good" if you are on one side; "Bad" if you 
are on the other side. 

Let us pick a different word. Let us use the 
word recreation. Further let us break the word 
into parts and say re-creation. A time for human 
battery charging. 

At Kent we think of re-creation. Some play 
games in competition with teams from other 
schools, some play games within the intramural 
program, some seek partners for hand ball or 
bowling and some get the recharging second hand, 
as fans in the stands. 

Examine the Kent plan. You will find it based 
on recreation as defined by the best educational 
standards. The pessimist sees only five thousand 
cheering fan-atics two or three times a year, but 
the sound thinker sees a project serving five thous- 
and students day by day every day. 





Co-ordination of muscle and mind in smooth timing 
make a beautiful picture in any sportsman's eye 
for he appreciates the training necessary. 



These symbols of sports are 
the tools of an athlete. 



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Baseball Record Ends 9-9 



Potomac State 2 

Kent State (i 

Quantico Marines 6 

Gettysburg 6 

Kent State (5 

Kent State 4 

Kent State 9 

Ohio U 9 

Kent State 9 

Western Michigan 7 

Western Michigan 

Kent State 15 

Bowling Green 5 

Kent State 2 

Akron 8 

Miami 3 

Kent State 7 

Kent State 4 



Kent State 1 

Potomac State 5 

Kent State 1 

Kent State 5 

Marshall *0 

Marshall *1 

Ashland 8 

Kent State *1 

Mount Union 3 

Kent State *0 

Kent State *0 

Baldwin-Wallace 3 

Kent State *4 

Bowling Green *1 

Kent State 3 

Kent State *1 

Miami *5 

Wooster 3 



Catcher George Janik waits at 
home plate to tag the runner. 

Back to third in the nick of time 
is Mike Franko, long-ball hitter. 

Jim Roberto, fiery third sacker, 
preps for the long throw to first. 

Dan Potopsky attempts one of the 
game's hardest plays: the pickoff . 

Don Peeler beats out a slow-roller 
during the Bowling Green game. 




Mike Franko, Golden Flash outfielder, watches a bad 
one. Pitchers didn't waste any good tosses on Mike. 




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Members of the baseball team are: left to right, row 1: Jim Katz, Tony 
Rocco, Geno Gioia, Fred Kessler, and Manager Elmer Mundy. Row 2: 
Manager Al DePetro, Bob Harrison, Don Glenn, Bob Mishler, YVendel 
McElwee, Jim Roberto and Coach Matt Resick. Row 3: Lou Bocci, 
Chuck Hofmeister, Tom Smith, Dan Potopsky, George Janik, Mike 
Franko, and Don Peeler. 

Good Pitchine And Poor Hitting— An Average Ball Club 



Pitcher Bob Harrison and catcher George Janik teamed 
up to give the Flashes a strong battery combination. 
Harrison turned in key mound performances and Janik 
sparked the team with his throwing arm and big bat. 




The game of baseball consists generally of two 
phases — batting and pitching. And the 1954 edi- 
tion of the Golden Flash diamond team presented 
an interesting contrast between the two. Headed 
by three-year veteran Lou Bocci, who hurled a 6-0 
no-hitter against Marshall (the second in his ca- 
reer at Kent Stats) , the Flashes boasted a truly 
excellent mound staff. Bocci, Chuck Hofmeister 
and Bob Harrison, "big three" of the Hill corps, 
compiled an earned run average of only 3.18 — 
nearly as good as that of the Cleveland Indians, 
1954 American League champs. 

But Coach Matt Resick's men couldn't hit. The 
team batting average was an anemic .203. Only 
Dan Potopsky, first baseman, and Tony Rocco, 
second sacker, hit over .300. 

Put the two together, poor hitting and good 
pitching, and you have an average ball club. And 
that's just what the 1954 Flashes were — average. 
They broke even in eighteen games, winning nine 
and losing nine. They allowed 81 runs while scor- 
ing an almost equal number, 78. They finished 
fourth in Mid-American conference, an average 
position, with a 4-5 league record. And they even 
gave an average performance in extra-inning 
games, winning against Wooster in 11 innings and 
losing to Potomac State in 13. 



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Track is the oldest of sports. Time has not destroyed its popularity 
since it was introduced by the ancient Greeks some 2500 years ago. 
Today, man is still trying to run faster, throw farther, 1 jump ,higher 
and break records set by his athletic forebears. The quest goes on at 
Kent State — and fascinated fans turn out to watch. 



Kent Carries On Quest of Ancient Greeks 



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Members of the track team are: left to right, row 1: Bob Sprague, Bill 
Blair, Jim Bragg, Hal Mayhew, Phil Conti, Jack Ramage, Paul Fanti 
and Major Harris. Row 2: Mike Totten, Manager Art Zimmerman, 
Jim Whitley, Dale Thornberry, Bob Phelps. Clarence Johnson, 
Dick Bartfay, Bill Inderwish, Jim Menough, and Coach Jay Fischer. 




Peak individual effort and smooth teamwork are very 
essential in a relay race. Here Jim Bragg takes the 
baton from J. Whitley as they run the 440-yd. relay. 



Jim Bragg goes up, but 
not high enough, as he 
places second in the 
high jump against Akron. 
Kent lost the meet. 



Cindermen Finish 2-7 



At a casual glance, the 1954 track season ap- 
peared disappointing. The Golden Flash thin- 
clads won only two of seven meets and finished 
last in the Mid-American conference. On two 
occasions the opponents scored more than 100 
points against them. A closer look, however, re- 
vealed that the season wasn't a total loss. In fact, 
it provided plenty of room for optimism. 

It was the first year of an ambitious rebuilding 
program under a new coach, Jay Fischer, who suc- 
ceeded Joe Begala in order to permit Begala more 
time to devote to his wrestling team. Fischer's 
most important move was the development of a 
freshman squad which produced good prospects. 




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Freshmen Out-Do Varsity 
And Break Four Records 



The freshman trackmen scored victories over 
Case and Ohio U frosh teams, and lost to the 
powerful Bowling Green yearling squad. It broke 
four existing freshman records at KSU, and sev- 
eral times it out-performed the varsity. Speaking 
of records, two varsity men, Phil Conti and Bob 
Phelps, added color to an otherwise drab season 
by breaking two of Kent's all-time records. Conti 
threw the discus 145'3", to better his own record 
of 135'3". Phelps set new heights for future pole 
vaulters to reach, as he vaulted 12'8 3 /4", topping 
his previous mark of 12'5V2". Both Phelps and 
Conti were seniors. 



Phil Conti, holder of KSU's shot put record, 
performed his specialty at the Akron U meet. 

Dick Bartfay and Jim Whitley flanked a Western 
Reserve hurdler in a torrid race at one meet. 

Paul Fanti led the pack in the mile run 
against Case. Dale Thornberry was fourth. 



Pole-vaulter Don Burke goes high against the sky as 
he just barely manages to skim over the cross-bar. 





1954 Track Record 



Western Reserve 8(i 

Kent State 7(1 

Bowling Green .... 111}? 
Baldwin-Wallace. . .83J2 

Kent State 76% 

Ohio University 108 

Akron Universitv 85 



Kent State 3!) 

John Carroll 51 

Kent State 30% 

Kent State 55% 

Case Tech 70% 

Kent State 3!) 

Kent State 02 



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Bob Owen and Norton Schneps batted a few back and forth prior to their 
match. While neither man saw much action last season, they were ex- 
pected to bolster the 1955 squad for a shot at the Mid-American title. 



Swish, Swash— Away The Ball Soared To A Record Year 



1954 Tennis Record 



KSU 4 

KSU 9 

KSU 5 

KSU 4 

KSU 7 

KSU 3 

KSU 7 

KSU (i 

KSU 5 



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Wooster 5 

Western Reserve 

John Carroll 4 

Akron U 3 

Youngstown 1 

Toledo (i 

( 'ase 2 

Ohio U 3 

Marshall 4 



Bill Walker, finishing the 
season undefeated in singles 
competition, reached high to 
return a Case player's serve. 
The Golden Flashes whipped 
the Cleveland players, 7-2. 







Tennis Nets Best Season 



Strong serves and powerful returns paid divi- 
dends for the tennis team last spring, as the Golden 
Flash netmen compiled the best record in school 
history. Under Coach Karl Chesnutt's watchful 
eye, Kent ended the regular season with a 7-2 
record and went on to finish fourth in Mid- 
American conference playoffs. 

What makes the feat more outstanding is the 
fact that the squad was plagued by injury and 
illness in the campaign. Art DeGenaro, veteran 
net performer, suffered an arm injury toward the 
end of the season, while Blanford Fuller was put 
on the disabled list due to sickness. Both men 
were key performers in Kent's attack. 

The most impressive win of the year was a 9-0 
blanking of Western Reserve. This followed a 
tough 5-4 loss to Wooster College in the season 
opener and served to spark the Flashes along the 
victory trail. 

Letter winners included Bill Walker, Tom 
Beers, Harris Brown, Tom Meinhardt, Norton 
Schneps, Blanford Fuller and Art DeGenaro. 




Harris Brown gives a fine demonstration of forehand 
return against John Carroll as the Flashes eke out 
,i win. Brown was elected captain of the 1955 team. 



Tennis squad members are: left to right, row 1 : Manager Tom Litwiler, Bob 
Owen, Art DeGenaro, Blanford Fuller and Harris Brown. Row 2 Tom Beers, 
Norton Schneps, Tom Meinhardt, Bill Walker and Coach Karl Chesnutt. 




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Golf team members are: left to right, row 1: Roger 
Johnston, John Ailes and Francis (Chub) Chionchio. 
Row 2: Chuck Kelley, manager; Joe Lazor; Danny 
Forlani and the smiling golf coach, Howard Morette. 



Golf Team Tied For First 

A 9-2 season record with first place tie for Mid- 
American conference honors last spring kept our 
golf coach, Howard Morrette, smiling throughout 
the year. In addition to this, the Flashes stroked 
their way to a third-place finish in the Ohio Inter- 
collegiate championship matches at Ohio State 
university and placed 18th in NCAA champion- 
ships held at Houston, Texas. This marked the 
first year KSU had appeared in the national 
playoffs. 

Kent started its season with four consecutive 
wins before bowing to a strong University of 
Detroit squad. A loss to Ohio U was the only other 
flaw on the schedule as the Flashes ended the 
regular season with four straight decisions. A 12-0 
shutout over Western Reserve, a 24-3 rout of John 
Carroll, and two successive victories over Youngs- 
town, highlighted the play. Partial revenge for 
the Ohio U defeat was garnered in the Conference 
playoffs as the Flashes and Bobcats tied for first 
place. 

Joe Lazor led the squad with an average of 74.5 
per match. John Ailes finished second with a 74.7 
mark while Danny Forlani compiled a 75.6 aver- 
age. Chub Chionchio, Paul Yaworsky and Roger 
Johnston all played important roles in the success- 
ful campaign. 



Roger Johnston shows a perfect follow-through alter 
slamming a tee-shot. Watching him are Chub Chion- 
chio, Danny Forlani, John Ailes and Joe Lazor. 



1954 Golf Record 



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KSU 24 

KSU IP, 

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KSU 10 ' , 

KSU 3 

KSU 15 

KSU 17U 

KSU 9 

KSU 3 



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John Carroll 3 

Toledo 4 1 2 

Detroit 7 

Bowling Green 4 1 ■> 

Ohio U 12 

Akron 1 

Youngstown 2 ] ■> 

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FOOTBALL SQUAD, left to right: row 1: Glenn Paulus, Tony D'Eramo, Major Harris, Bob KiiottS, Phil Perkins, Ed Zofko, Luke 
Owens, Capt. Sonny Herzberg, Jim DeOreo, Al Kaupinen, Larry Mahaffy, Bill Kerr, Joe Barbee and Leo Cattini. Row 2: Ron Prater, 
Dick Tate, Bob Conrad, Geno Monastra, Carmen Campanella, Walt Howard, Dave Moehring, Nttnzio Polichene, Jerry Bacik, 
Jim McLain, Ernie Costello, Bill Blair, Mel West and Anello Liberati. Row 3: Bill Whitley, Don McCracken, Merle Bachman, Jack 
Rittichier, Bob Stimac. Don Kasner, Mike Norcia, Don Burke, Jim Whitley, Bob Spence and Lou Mariano. Row 4: Jack Urchek, grad- 
uate manager; Joe Keefe, trainer; Walt Aldridge, equipment manager; Jerry Petrofes and John Kavinsky, student managers; Dick 
Paskert, assistant freshman coach; Don McCaffrey, end coach; Dick Kotis, head freshman coach; Frank Lauterbur, line coach; Trevor 
Rees, head coach and athletic director. 



The Flashes were at their flashiest when they topped 
Western Reserve 65-0 for a new school scoring mark. 
Bill Whitley (below) and others made frequent gains. 



Whenever Lou Mariano needed a breather as fullback 
sophomore Bill Blair was always ready to step in and 
replace him. Here he fights for yardage against B-W. 




The 1954 football season was the greatest in 
history at Kent State — one that will live in the 
hearts of loyal Kent students for years to come. 
Coach Trevor Rees made his eighth year as head 
coach his best as the Golden Flashes rolled to an 
8-1 record, equaling that of the 1941 eleven. But 
there is no doubt that the '54 squad was a much 
better team. 

Playing in much rougher competition required 
by the Mid-American Conference, the Flashes 
ranked second in the nation in small-college total 
offense and established 17 all-time school records. 
Their total of 324 points set a new season record, 
as did their 3,392 yards rushing and 4,062 yards 
total offense. Their average of 36 points and 451 
yards a game were also new highs. And Lou Mar- 
iano, the deaf-mute fullback, earned places on 
various All-Ohio and all-league teams when he 
scored 86 points and rushed for 1,037 yards to set 
new records. 

In short, the Flashes were tremendous — and 
it was only natural that their string of records 
should stretch all the way to Evansville, Indiana, 
where the Refrigerator Bowl game put them in the 
national spotlight. 




Kent halfback Jim Whitley and Ohio U's John Evans 
(14) go up tor a KSU pass deep in Ohio territory. 
Evans batted it down, ruining a Kent threat to tie. 



A Record-Breaking Season and A Record-Smashing Team 



Ohio U handed the Flashes their only loss by grinding out short yard- 
age. Here a Bobcat back is met by Kent Center Xunzio Polichene after 
picking up a few crucial yards. Jim Whitley (16) moves in to help. 




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verbial stone wall in a line 
smash against Bowling Green. 
Xo. 72 for Kent is Joe Barbee, 
while no. 56 is Nunzio Polichene. 



All-Ohio Lou Mariano, whose 1037 yards and 8(i points 
set new KSU records, sweeps left end against Akron. 



1954 Football Record 



KSU OPPONENT SCORE 

26 Waynesburg 

65 Western Reserve 

52 Baldwin-Wallace 7 

7 OhioU 14 

41 Marshall 20 

28 Bowling Green 25 

58 Akron U 18 

27 John Carroll 14 

20 Western Michigan 13 

7 Delaware 19 




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Triumph Follows 
Quick Comeback 



All truly great teams in sports 
can be judged by their ability to 
come back. And that's just what 
the Flashes did after the Ohio U. 
loss. They didn't give up. They 
stormed back the week after to 
rip Marshall 41-20 and then to 
nudge Bowling Green 28-25 on 
a cold, wet Homecoming Day. 
Triumphs followed, over Akron 
U. 58-18, John Carroll 27-14 and 
Western Michigan 20-13. Coach 
Rees, Captain Sonji Herzberg 
and the whole courageous gang 
refused to let one loss ruin a 
season — and it paid off. Even- 
tually Ohio U. was beaten and 
the Flashes moved into second 
place behind mighty Miami in 
the league. And more important, 
it paid off in Kent State team's 
first bid to a post-season Bowl 
appearance. 



One of the surprises of the season 
was speedy Bill Whitley, who here 
swivel-hips against John Carroll. 





Three All-Ohioans, Mike Xorcia (42), Joe Barbee (72) 
and Xunzio Polichene (5(5), shown above bringing down 
a John Carroll back, made KSU's defense a stiff one. 



Halfback Jack Rittichier (40) brings down a bucking 
Western Michigan Bronco from behind in the mud and 
rain of the final game. Kent rallied to win, 20-13. 



Whenever Lou Mariano had daylight, he was away for 
a long gain. Here's one instance, though, where there 
was none as Western Michigan tacklers surround him. 



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Mike Norcia, with a freshly-changed uniform, rammed 
for a short gain. Luke Owens (86) came to lend help. 




Like every other ball carrier, this Delaware back 
had trouble holding on to the slippery pigskin. 



No One Disappointed 

The Golden Flashes saw a season-long dream 
come to reality early in December as they were 
picked to play the University of Delaware in the 
Refrigerator Bowl at Evansville, Indiana. The 
Refrigerator Bowl is one of the eight post-season 
bowls sanctioned by the National Collegiate Ath- 
letic Association and Kent's selection represented 
quite a milestone in the University's history. 

The Flashes made the trip by chartered plane 
on a beautiful day, Dec. 4. They returned on an 
equally beautiful day, Dec. 6. But the day in 
between, Dec. 5 — the day of the big game — Coach 
Rees and the team would just as soon forget. 
Temperatures were just as cold as a refrigerator 
and an all-night rain coupled with a grassless 
gridiron made for the muddiest playing conditions 
imaginable. A constant drizzle during the game 
didn't help matters, either. 

Kent State entered the contest as the number 
one offensive team in the nation. Delaware, led 
by its ail-American quarterback Don Miller, was 
the number one passing team in the East. On pa- 
per the game was a "natural," and the two teams 
didn't disappoint. Despite the drab conditions, 
they put on a football duel that Evansville fans 
will not soon forget. 

Kent scored first as quarterback Bob Stimac 
climaxed a 40-yard second period drive by sneak- 
ing over from the one. Tony Rocco added the con- 
version and KSU led 7-0. But the Flashes couldn't 
get up touchdown traction in the mud after that, 
while Miller's aerial arm got hot for the Blue 
Hens. Two last period scores broke Kent's back. 
Final score: 19-7. 



Delaware players were 
muddy too as guard Nick 
Negro evidences. He's 
talking to Coach Jones. 



Whoops! Mike Norcia (42) just couldn't hang on to that 
wet ball as it went squirting out of his hands. A free- 
for-all ensued with Bob Stimac (22) finally falling on 
it to retain possession of the ball for the Flashes. 



Mud-caked and cold, Gino 
Monastra watched his 
teammates falter in the 
final minutes of the game. 




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The Flashes returned with many fond memories and 
a shiny trophy, here being presented to Coach Rees. 



Your guess is as good as our's as to who this KSU 
ball carrier is. Mud and a Delaware man stop him. 



Kent State vs. Delaware in the Refrigerator Bowl 



You couldn't begin to read the numbers of these Two Evansville JayCees held open the door for Lou 
two captains a minute after this picture was taken Mariano to dash through for the official opening of 
as Sonny Herzberg wished Don Ford (left) good luck, the L954 Refrigerator Bowl. It was aptly named. 




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Mak Mannen, junior forward who finished as second 
high scorer on the team with 270 points, looked as if 
he'd just jumped down through the encircled arms of 
Bowling Green's center, Max Chapman. The Flashes, 
who hadn't beaten BG since 1941, won twice in 1955. 



Arch McDonnell outraced two John Carroll defenders 
and leaped high to score an easy layup shot, with an 
appropriate facial expression to help. The Flashes 
met Carroll twice and dropped both games. McDonnell 
shook off an early season injury to score 248 points. 



Basketball Team Record 



Dan Potopsky jumped for rebound with two Akron Zips. 




KSU OPPONENT SCORE 

75 John Carroll 99 

69 *Miami 82 

88 Youngstown 87 

55 *Toledo 68 

76 * Western Michigan 118 

72 *Ohio U 75 

77 Wittenberg 68 

77 *Toledo 69 

82 Akron U 60 

79 * Western Reserve 71 

65 *Ohio U 80 

59 '^Marshall 86 

92 *Marshall 73 

85 Baldwin Wallace 94 

73 *Bowling Green 64 

80 * Western Michigan 86 

76 * Western Reserve 85 

81 John Carroll 82 

61 *Miami 91 

67 Mount Union 77 

74 *Bowling Green (OT) 70 

70 Akron U 76 

all-game record 8-14 

conference record 5-9 

*Mid-American conference games 



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KENT STATE BASKETBALL TEAM, left to right: row 1 : Parke Lipp, 
Bill Fisher, Jerry Lange, Captain Don Gindlesberger, Dick Tolloti, and 
Chet Williams. Row 2: Trainer Joe Keefe, Coach Bud Haerr, Mak 
Mannen, Robert Ridenour, Archie McDonnell, Dan Potopsky, Assist- 
ant Coach Donald McCafferty and Manager William J. \Yoy. 

In Spite of Ups and Downs the Future Looks Bright 



Mak Mannen (54) and Dan Potopsky 
(40) tried to prevent a Miami U. 
player from getting his shot away. 





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Coach Bud Haerr's basketball team went up 
and down more times during the '54-'55 season 
than a new army recruit doing belly-flops during 
calisthenics period. 

There were nights, such as when they surprised 
highly-touted Marshall 92-80 or when they halted 
Akron U's nine-game winning skein, that the 
Golden Flashes were veritable world-beaters. But 
then there were other nights, like when they 
bowed to little Mount Union or when they were 
in the midst of their nightmarish five-game losing 
streak at the close of the season, that they could do 
nothing right. 

Their unpredictability made the Flashes an 
interesting team to watch though and most Kent 
fans were satisfied with its 8-14 record. Its fifth 
place tie in the Mid-American conference with 
Bowling Green (record, 5-9) also was just about 
what was expected. But Haerr, fielding a team 
composed entirely of sophomores and juniors, has 
rosy ambitions for next year. The entire squad 
will return plus the addition of several top fresh- 
men prospects. 



Dangerous Dan 
Among Top 
Twenty in U. S. 

Dan "Spook" Potopsky may look 
sleepy-eyed, but get him on a basketball 
floor and you'll never find a more alert 
lad. 

Dangerous Dan became the darling of 
KSU cage fans last winter as he shat- 
tered almost every scoring mark on the 
books at KSU. He finished with some 
493 points, a 23.4 average per game that 
put him among the top 20 scorers in the 
U.S. Both marks would have been high- 
er had not the Independence junior in- 
jured his hip and been forced to miss the 
last two games. Even still, his 493 total 
far surpassed the previous school high 
of 403 set by Leroy Thompson in 1948- 
49. And he was the first Flash ever to 
average over 20 points a game. 

His best night was against Western 
Michigan here as he pitched in 49 points, 
a new single-game record not only for 
Kent State, but also the Mid-American 
conference. With his pet jump shot 
finding the range nearly every shot, he 
hit on 20 field goals and nine free 
throws. 

His scoring feats earned him many 
all-Ohio and all-conference honors. And 
best of all, he'll be back next year. 



Arch McDonnell and Akron U's Mel Kiser, 
(20) looked like they were playing foot- 
ball as they piled on a loose fumble. 



Seemingly no one especially wanted this 
loose ball in the Kent-Marshall game. 
Only KSU's Dick Tolloti reached for it. 



Mak Mannen and Western Reserve's Bob 
Coy went out of bounds for this one, 
right in front of the Kent State bench. 



Arch McDonnell (44), Don Gindlesberger 
(42) and Mak Mannen (54) all tried, but 
couldn't get the ball from WRU's Howard. 





WRESTLING TEAM, left to right: row 1: John Twark, Jack Love, 
Jack Patrick, Jerry Petrofes and Al Landau. Row 2: Steve Garrett, 
Lowell Busick, Harry Garner and Phil Perkins. Row 3: Coach Joe 
Begala, Lennie Pryzborowski, Melvin Nader and Robert Conrad. 



Wrestling Team Matches Football Record 



For the 11th time in Joe Begala's 26 years as 
KSU wrestling coach his team went through a 
season with only one loss. This year Weepin' Joe's 
team turned in an 8-1 record, identical to Trev 
Rees' football mark just a few months before. 

And also like the football team, the wrestlers 
suffered their only setback at the hands of Ohio 
U, who upset them 20-8 after they had won seven 
in a row. The Flashes also won third place in the 
Mid-American conference post-season meet. 

Begala, in his usual pre-season pessimism, said 
his team "would be lucky to win five this year." 
But led by Captain Johnny Twark and Jack Love, 
it surprised everybody. Twark went through all 
nine regular season matches undefeated and cap- 
tured first place in the 137 lb. class in the MAC 
meet. Love, who was ranked fourth in the nation 
in the 123 lb. division last spring, lost only one. He 
took his first seven matches by pins and went on 
after the season to defend his conference title by 
defeating the Ohio U wrestler who had handed 
him his only defeat during the regular campaign. 



Don Barry (top) applies the squeeze to his foe in 
a 147-lb. battle of strength and savvy. Wonder 
how much that gritting of his teeth helped him ? 




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Strong Sinewy Muscles 
And Quick Movements 



Team Record 

KSU OPPONENT SCORE 

21 Indiana State 13 

36 Western Reserve 

20 Case Tech 12 

24 Marshall 6 

18 Baldwin-Wallace 14 

23 Miami 8 

21 Toledo 13 

8 OhioU 20 

17 Bowling Green 9 



Trace through this complexity ot arms and legs 
and you'll find Kent's Don Barry riding on top of Don 
Bonifield, of Ohio U. Barrv lost the close match. 



Ohio U gave the Golden Flashes their only defeat 
of the year, but certainly not through the fault 
of Phil Perkins, here pinning Ohio's Ben Carbons. 



Don Barry wraps his leg around his opponent's and 
lifts up the other knee to dump Bonifield to the 
canvas. The match was nip - tuck all the way. 





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SWIMMING TEAM left to right: row 1: Dave Immel, Clayton Hughes, 
Bill Mottice, Joe Kempf, Dave Hambleton, Jack James, Jack Slingoff 
and Chuch Schrodell, Manager. Row 2: Coach Bill Hoover, Frank 
Anderson, John Bingham, Nick Bosworth, Dave Thomasson, Bill Haas, 
Don Winter and freshman coach Dick Paskert. 

KSU Swimming Team 

Coaches Bill Hoover and Dick Paskert were 
faced with a tremendous job in developing a 
strong swimming team at Kent State during the 
'55 season. 

Graduation took its usual heavy toll while oth- 
er 1954 mermen had dropped the sport for various 
reasons. The total results for the season was a 
squad made up of numerous underclassmen form- 
ed around a nucleus of a few returning veterans. 

Joe Kempf, a four year member of the swim- 
ming squad, performed in great style and sparked 
the attack. Dave Hambleton, Nick Bosworth and 
Dave Thomasson also turned in colorful perform- 
ances to make the season an interesting one. 

One hopeful note at the end of the season was 
that most of the swimmers would return for the 
'56 season. 




While Flash mermen churn the waters ot the MPE 
pool, robed teammates cheer for a Golden Flash victory. 



Away up in the air are breast strokers from Kent State and Oberlin as 
the) - vie fcr first-place laurels in swim competition at the MPE pool. 




Swimmers Find '55 
Season Rough Going 



Golden Flash mermen found the water rough 
this year as they managed to finish first in only 
five of twelve regularly scheduled meets. 

Coach Bill Hoover's swimmers opened their 
season in fine style by defeating Wooster college 
in the MPE building pool. After competing in the 
MAC relays at Miami university, the Flashes 
dropped two consecutive meets, one against Case 
Tech and the other against Carnegie Tech. 

Returning to friendly home waters, Kent went 
on their only winning spree of the campaign by 
drowning Wittenberg, Slippery Rock and Cincin- 
nati on consecutive weekends. 

Miami snapped the three-meet winning string 
by out-splashing the locals at Oxford. Kent never 
saw the surface again during the season as Ober- 
lin, Kenyon, and Ohio U. stroked past them. 

The Mid American Conference swimming 
meet held at Kent saw Miami the winner and 
Kent in fourth place. 



Kent State merman Dave Thomasson takes off 
on the initial lap of the backstroke competition. 



Down the home stretch come Flash swimmers 
as ther breaststroke the way to the finish line. 



A string of splashes charts the course as KSU 
backstrokers challenge opponent swimsters. 



Varsity diver John Bingham twists through the air as 
he competes for intercollegiate diving honors at KSU. 




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Seeing old friends, getting back into the grind of classes and be- 
wildered freshmen are all part of the fall campus scene. Intramural 
football helps to bring the students together on the sports field. 



It's Not Varsity But It's Still Popular 



Anxious eyes watched the ball arch toward the hoop 
in one of the numerous intramural basketball games. 



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Every bit as important as varsity sports in 
KSU's well-rounded athletic program are the in- 
tramural activities. Although they don't receive 
the headlines earned by the varsity teams, the in- 
tramurals are every bit as popular — perhaps even 
more so. They provide an outlet for hundreds of 
University males to participate in sports, a chance 
they wouldn't otherwise get. 

Directing the extensive program, which in- 
cludes at least 12 sports, is Victor Moore, director 
of intramurals. It's his job to arrange schedules, 
handle the various tournaments, keep the crowded 
program moving and generally keep peace among 
the fraternities and independent groups vying for 
top honors in the numerous sports. 

Team championships were pretty well passed 
around. In activity up to spring quarter, Delta 
Upsilon had copped the bowling title; Sigma Nu, 
volleyball; the Hounds (an independent entry), 
basketball; the KSU Vets, touch football; and 
Kappa Sigma, swimming. 

Alpha Tau Omega had three men win weight 
championships in wrestling; Sigma Nu, two; and 
Sigma Alpha Epsilon and Phi Delta Theta one 
each. 



With the fraternities, independents and dorms 
providing more than 20 teams, intramural athletics 
at Kent have an intensive competitive angle that 
adds spice to the university sports program. 

Beginning in the fall, the intramural program 
offers sports of interest to everyone throughout 
the school year. 

Among the many varieties of athletics offered 
to the non-varsity athlete are touch football, vol- 
leyball, softball, track, swimming, wrestling, table 
tennis and basketball. With such a wide scope of 
available sports many men and women take part 
in at least two of these activities. 

Under the direction of Vic Moore, the students 
play a leading role in the development of intra- 
murals. The intramural committee of the Student 
Council meets with Mr. Moore to plan organiza- 
tion and policies for the coming year. 




Close competition and sportsmanship are as much a 
part of intramurals as they are of varsity sports. 



Everyone An Athlete in Campus Intramurals 



Spring turns a young man's fancy to many things. One ol these is 
baseball. He's safe sliding into home, and one thing is for sure, 
it's a safe bet that another exciting ball game is under way. 




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Men's Intramural Records 



Tennis 1st 2nd 

Singles Carl Goodin Bill Tollman 

Doubles Hall Booth and Robert Anderson Lamb and Allen 

Fraternity Golf Theta Kappa Phi Sigma Nu 

Fraternity Track Sigma Nu Phi Gamma Theta 

Fraternity Softball Delta Upsilon Theta Kappa Phi 

Independent Softball Vets Club Hounds 

Stopher League Softball Fay Ava 

Fraternity Touch Football Phi Gamma Theta Phi Sigma Kappa 

Independent Touch Football KSU Vets Temocks 

Stopher League Touch Football .... Daisy Betty 

Fraternity Swimming Kappa Sigma Delta Upsilon 

All-University Wrestling 

123 lb Pf autz Unchallenged 

130 lb Kate Hatzley 

137 lb Fanti Ardizone 

147 lb Eisenzimer Savakis 

157 lb Havelchek Brownell 

167 lb Garrett Walters 

177 lb Lozier Kishier 

Heavy Wt Nader 

Stopher League Basketball Georgia Daisy and Fay 

Fraternity Basketball Sigma Alpha Epsilon Sigma Nu and Alpha Tau Omega 

Independent Basketball Hounds Foxie Five 

All-University Basketball Hounds Sigma Alpha Epsilon 

Fraternity Volleyball Sigma Nu Alpha Tau Omega and Delta Upsilon 

Independent Volleyball Dragnets KSU Vets No. 1 

All-University Volleyball Sigma Nu Dragnets 

Fraternity Bowling Delta Upsilon Theta Chi 

Independent Bowling League I . . . . Lads Lutheran Student Fellowship 

Independent Bowling League II ... . Spinners Four Aces 

Handball — Singles Landau Kirik 

Handball — Doubles Landau and Gioia Castor and Przyborowski 

Women's Intramural Records 

1st 2nd 

Tennis Kay Spofford Dottie Nicholson 

Volleyball Chi Omega Moulton 

Individual Bowling Alpha Chi Omega Delta Zeta 

Basketball Alpha Xi Delta Engelman 

Table Tennis Eleanor King Janet Gruber 

Badminton Sue Pernice Joyce Divelv 



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Photo Credits 



4 Shook 

5 Shook 

6 Shook 

7 Shook 

10 Shook 

11 T— Shook; B— Tompos 

17 B — Associated Press 

18 Walas 

19 Walas 

20 B — Walas 

21 Walas 

22 L— Walas; TR— Walas; 

BR — Nemecek 

23 T— Shook 

24 Shook 

27 T — Sellers; B— Walas 

28 M— Shook 

29 Shook 

30 T— Shook; BL— Shook; 

BR — Nemecek 

31. . TL— Shook; TM- Nemecek; 

TR— Walas; M— Nemecek; 

B— Walas 

32 TL & TM— Walas; 

TR— Nemecek; BL — Shook; 
BR— Walas 

33 TL— Walas; TM— Shook; 

TR— Walas: B— Shook 

34 Walas 

35 Velzy 

37 Shook 

38 T— Shook; B— Walas 

39 T— Powers; M & B — Walas 

40 Gaffnev 

41 Gaffney 

42 Nemecek 

43 Nemecek 

44 T — Nemecek; B — Walas 

45 Nemecek 

46 Walas 

47. . .T— Gaffney; M & B— Walas 

48 Kolbenschlag 

49 Walas 

50 Rausch 

53 Nemecek 

56 Walas 

61 Detwieler 

64 Sellers 

69 Shook 

73 Rausch 

76 Rausch 

79 Walas 

80 Shook 

81 Crov 

82 TL & TM— Crov: 

TR— Shook; B— Shook 

83 Shook 

84 Walas 

85 Walas 

86 T— Shook; RM & RB— 

Walas: BL— Crov 

87 Crov. Shook. & Nemecek 

88 Shook 

89 TL— Dugan : TR— Dugan ; 

M— Walas; B— Crov 
90 T & M— Dugan; B— Shook 

91. . ,T, M. & B— Shook; R— staff 

92. . . ,T & BL— Walas; BR— Crov 

93 Crov 

94 T— Croy; M— Walas; 

B — Nemecek 

95 Nemecek 

96 T— Stater; 

M & B — Kent Courier 



97 Li — Kent Courier ; 

TR— Velzy; MR— Kent Courier; 
BR — U.S. Army Signal Corp 

98 T— Sellers; M & B— Shook 

99 T— Shook; Sellers 

100 Shook 

101 TL — Mustain; 

TR & B — Detwieler 

102 TL— Sellers; R— Shook; 

B— Sellers 

103 T— Shook; B— Mustain 

104 Shook 

105 T— Sellers; B— Mustain 

106 Mustain 

107 T— Sellers; B— Mustain 

108 Shook & Nemecek 

109 Shook & Nemecek 

110 T— Kolbenschlag; 

B— Shook 

111 Shook 

112 Walas 

113 TR— Walas 

MR— Kolbenschlag; B— Walas 

114 Gaffnev & Walas 

115 Gaffnev & Walas 

116 TL— Mustain; 

TR. ML— Walas; 
MR Kolbenschlag; B— Velzv 

117 Walas 

118 Shook 

119 Shook 

120 Shook 

121 T— Croy ; B— Shook 

122 Shook 

123 T— Walas; B— Shook 

124 T— Walas; B— Shook 

125 Walas 

126 Walas 

127 Walas 

128 T— Nemecek; B— Walas 

129 Walas 

130 Nemecek 

131 Walas 

132 Walas 

133 Walas 

134 Walas 

135 Walas 

136 Shook 

137. . TL— Tompos; TR— Gaffnev; 
M— Shook; B— Shook 

138 Walas 

139 Walas 

140 Walas 

141 Swanev 

142 Walas 

143 Mustain 

144 Walas 

145 Walas 

146 T— Gaffnev; B— Shook 

147 Walas & Shook 

148 Walas 

149. .TL— Sellers; TR & B— Walas 

150 Walas 

151 L— Walas; TR— Mustain: 

MR— Nemecek: BR— Walas 

152 Walas 

153 Shook 

154 Shook 

155 T— Shook; TM— Shook; 

BM— Gaffnev; B— Shook 

156 Walas 

157 TR— Crov; MR— Walas; 

B— Shook 
158 Shook 



159 Cain 

160 Walas 

161 Walas 

162 T — Moore; M— Shook; 

B— Shook 
163 T— Walas; M— Shook; 

B — Shook 

164 Walas 

165 Velzv 

166 T— Walas; 

B — Kolbenschlag 

167 Walas 

168 Nemecek 

171 Walas 

172 T— Shook; B— Sellers 

173 Walas 

174 Velzv 

175 T— Velzy; B— Shook 

176 T— Shook; B— Velzv 

177 T— Shook; B— Velzv 

178 T— Shook; B— Sellers 

179 Shook 

180 T— Velzv; B— Croy 

181 T— Velzv f B— Shook 

182 T— Walas; B— Shook 

183 Walas 

184 T— Walas; B— Shook 

185 T— Walas: B— Crov 

186 Walas 

187 T— Walas; B— Shook 

188 Gaffnev 

189 Gaffnev 

190 T— Shook: B— Wala's 

191 T— Shook; B— Walas 

192 T— Walas; B— Shook 

193 Walas 

194 Shook 

195 T— Sellers; M— Walas; 

B— Crov 

196 Velzy 

197 T— Shook; B— Velzv 

198 T— Walas; B— Shook 

199 Walas 

200 Shook 

201 T— Sellers; M— Gaffnev; 

B— Gaffnev 

202 T— Walas; B— Shook 

203 T— Shook; B— Tompos 

204 T— Shook; B— Walas 

205 T— Sellers; B— Velzv 

206 Shook 

207 Horvath 

208 T— Walas; B— Gaffnev 

209 T— Shook; B— Greene 

210 T— Shook; B— Velzv 

211 T— Velzy; B— Shook 

212 Shook 

213 Walas 

214 Velzv 

215 T— Shook; B— Gaffnev 

216 T— Shook; B— Walas 

217 Walas 

218 T— Velzy; B— Shook 

219 Velzy 

220 Velzv 

221 Walas 

222 2— Wagner; B— Velzv 

223 T— Shook; B— Horvath 

224 Walas 

225 Walas 

226 T— Velzv; B— Shook 

227 Walas 

228 Shook 

229 T— Shook; B— Mustain 



230 T— Gaffnev; B— Walas 

231 T— Gaffney: B— Walas 

232 Velzy 

233 Walas 

234 Velzv 

235 T— Walas; B— Shook 

236 Velzy 

237 Walas 

238 T— Gaffney; B— Shook 

239 Walas 

240 Walas 

241 Walas 

242 Walas 

243 Walas 

244 Walas 

245 Walas 

246 Walas 

247 Walas 

248 Walas 

249 Blair 

250 Walas 

251 Walas 

252 Gaffnev 

255 M— Shook: B— Walas 

256 Walas 

257 Shook & Walas 

258 T— Moscati; B— Shook 

259 Shook 

260 Crov 

261 Crov & Shook 

262 Crov 

263 T— Walas; B— Shook 

264 Crov 

265 Shook 

266 T— PR Dept.; B — Shook 

267 Shook 

268 Shook 

269 R— Shook; L— Gaffnev 

270 Shook & Nemecek 

271 Shook & Nemecek 

272 Walas 

273 T— Walas; M— Shook; 

B— Walas 

274 T— Nemecek; BL— Sellers 

275 T— Shook; TM— Shook: 

BM— Shook; B — Nemecek 

276 T— Nemecek: 

B— Walas & Gaffnev 

277 Walas & Gaffnev 

278 Wala's 

279 Walas 

280 T— Walas; B— Gaffnev 

281 Gaffnev 

284 Gaffney 

All pictures on pages 12-23 not 
otherwise credited above, are 
from the files of the School of 
Journalism, Kent State Univer- 
sity. 

Color photos are bv Don Shook. 
Editor, the Chestnut Burr, and 
Russell Benson, Indianapolis En- 
graving Co. 

Advertising photos — staff. 

End Sheets were done by Jacie 

Dewey. 

All Senior photographs are bv 
Whit Deleplane of Delm'a 
Studios. 

NOTE: B— bottom; M— middle: 
T— top; R— right; L — left 



Faculty and Administration Index 



Allyn, Arden 30 

Amner, Dewey 239 

Atkinson, Charles 31 

Baer, E 35 

Ballenger, Frank 34 

Bassett. Harold 35 

Baum, Maurice 34 

Beck, Paul 32 

Becknell. Howard 141,144 

Begala, Joe 276 

Berg. Emil 32 

Betts, George 32 

Bowman, Mrs. Edith 91, 92 

Bowman, George A., Pres 

18, 29. 91, 148 

Busch, Earl 34 

Calvin, Clifford 35 

Caris, Charles 35 

Carroll, J. C 231 

Carter, Charles 54,223,229 

Chesnutt, Karl 230, 263 

Clark, Miss 165 

Clark. Raymond 30 

Clarke, Walton 144 

Coleman, Earl 35 

Coreway, Carl 35 

Cooke, George 229 

Cosbv, Warren 157 

Costarella, Mollie 233, 238 

Cowperthwaite, Lerov ... .34, 144 

Crapo. R 35 

Crist, Anita 229 

Curtis. Earle 144 



Dante, Harris 212, 228 

Darst, Marion 238 

Daum, Father John 247 

Deemer, Erva 227 

DeWeese. Arville 33 

DeVolld, Walter 239 

Disbrow, Miss 165 

Dix. Robert 28 

Doniey, Loren 228 

Dubetz, Mike 144 

DuBois. Arthur 190 

Dunning, Sarah 226 

Fisher. William 32, 223 

Fosdick. James A 222 

Frank. Glenn 231 

Gilbert, Madame 239 

Graff. Margaret 163 

Grav, Esther 226 

Guinther, J. Robert 28 

Hadlev, Loren 31 

Halev. Alice 34 

Harvev, Mrs 230 

Hartzell. Ralph 34 

Herbruck. Capt 160 

Holm. James 145 

Hoover. Bill 278 

Hopkins, Jon 145 

Hudson, Hersel 34 

Hvland. Thelma 240 

Iller, Mrs 201 

Johnson. Rev. O. Franklin. .. .248 

Kaltenborn, Arthur 144 

Kent, Robert 128. 129. 144 



Korb. Otto 28 

Laing, James T 34 

Lake, Charles 28 

Laurie, Rev. Bill 251 

LeGrande. Bruce 221 

Lewis. Elizabeth 233,238 

Lindegarde, Carl 35 

Love, Mrs 164 

McCampbell, Marv 163 

McGmnis. Ben 33, 132, 189 

Machan, Helen 239 

Makinson. Alice 28 

Manchester, Raymond D 4, 5 

Meinke, William 34 

Metcalf. Roy 138 

Mittleman. Judith 162 

Morbito. Joseph 164, 220 

Munzenmayer, Lester 33 

Norton, Katherine 144 

Novotny , Elmer 34 

Nvgreen, Glen 31. 132. 154, 189, 234 

Olsen. Delmar 34. 236 

Ott, Howard 241 

Otterson. Peder 241 

Pamies, Dr 239 

Paskert, Richard 242, 278 

Pa ton, Andrew 241 

Pederson. Otto 33. 241 

Politella, Dario 152 

Politella. Mrs. Joseph 222 

Powers, Murray 39 

Pringle. Ken 197 

Pudil. Eleanor 232 



Rackham. Eric 30, 34 

Raup, Hallock 34.204 

Read. Gerald 228 

Rees. Trevor .91.266,267.270.271 

Rehmer. Rev 248. 249 

Resick. Matt 258 

Riggle, Anna 166 

Rine. Clem 35 

Ritchie. Oscar 216 

Roberts, A. Sellew 34 

Rotzel. Richard 31 

Russell, Ethel 162 

Satterfield. Chester 34 

Savage, Carlton N 231 

Schindler. Clavton 33 

Schoepfle, G. K 34 

Seidel. Bett v 249 

Shriver. Phillip 159, 197. 242 

Silcher. Lt. Col. Bruce 34 

Swanson, Margaret 31 

Taylor, William 34. 189 

Thompson. Will 34 

Tschantz. Miss 164 

Turner. Lt. Col. Phillip 34 

Veon. Bert 35 

Wheeler, Louise 233,238 

Waida, Julia 32 

White. Robert 30 

Williams. John 28 

Wright. G. Harry 144 

Ziegler, Roy 35 

Zucchero, William 144 



298 



Student Picture Index 



A 

Abbott, Bruce 210 

Abenauf , Thelma 184 

Abhau, Grace 174, 175 

Abney, Sally 246 

Acheson. Elinor 167 

Ackerman, Shirley 184, 229 

Adams, David 212 

Adams. Donald 51, 247 

Adams. Frank 160 

Adams, Pat 163, 240 

Aeschliman, Raymond 237 

Agnew, Carol 233 

Ailes, John 51, 264 

Albertson, Shirley 166 

Aldrich, Lee 218 

Aldridge, Walt 266 

Alexy, John 212. 224. 221 

Alger. Joseph 200, 201 

Allen, Faye 172 

Allen, Marvin 135 

Allen. Mary 164 

Allshouse. Janice . .119. 129, 155. 
184. 228 

Altwies, Joyce 51,228,229 

Anderson, Frank 278 

Anderson. Malcolm 51, 144 

Anderson. Margaret 94. 167 

Anderson. Robert ...51.194,221 

Andreas. Robert 51 

Andresen. Carole 172 

Andrick, David 234 

Andrus, Sallv ..115.129.178.226 

Annach. Marilyn 244. 246 

Anthony, Mark 168. 223 

Anthonv. Shirley 187 

Anel. Rosemarv 23? 

Apltauer, Margaret 227 

Aopeldorn, Francis 157 

Aramendia. Mauro 239 

Arkwell. Lorena . . . 165. 244. 24R 

Armbruster. Dick 218 

Arnholt, James 210 

Arnold. Patricia 167 

Arnold. Virginia 162. 228 

Arnole. Vic 237 

Arnovitz. Herbert 1°! 

Askew. Sarah M 

Athev. Arnold 168 

Attalla. Albert 51 

Atterholt. Joanne 51 

Aumiller. Jack 198 

Austin. Charles 51 

Auth. Richard 51 

B 

Bachman, Merle 266 

Bacik, Jerry 266 

Bacon, Diane 141, 176. 177 

Baderscher. Jim 212,248 

Badger, Glenna 51,227.235 

Bahler, Lawrence 51. 144 

Baillis. Fred 237 

Baker. Edwin 51, 218. 219 

Baker. Lily 181 

Baldwin. Barbara 51 

Baldwin. Edward 51 

Ballotta, Angela i78 

Bamberger, Mary Ann.. 51, 115. 
124, 126, 133, 181. 
226. 230. 235. 266 

Baptiste, Jacqueline 167 

Baranowski, Eugene ...198.199 

Barbee, Joseph 51. 129, 216 

230, 242, 266, 268. 269 
Barber, Eva . . . .227, 229, 244, 246 

Barber, Frank 135 

Barber, Pat 133. 150 

Barber, Robert 51, 237 

Barcich, Betty 232 

Barco, Patty 165 

Barenholtz, Manny 191 

Barkey, Jacob 51 

Barnard. Jeff 197, 245 

Barnes, Bernis 51,162,226 

227, 228. 248 

Barone, Roger 200 

Baronzzi, Joseph 151 

Barr, David 157 

Barr, Helen 145, 166 

Barret, Ruth 167 

Barrett, Nancy 184, 227 

Barry, Donald 51, 194, 221. 

276. 277 

Bartchy, Barbara 184 

Bartf ay, Dick 260, 261 

Bartholomew. Wanda 129. 

145. 227 

Bassett. John 206 

Bauer, Richard 206,215 

Baun, Dick 200, 201. 223 



Beach. Pat 178 

Beard. Dorothy 244.246 

Bechtel, Bill 206 

Beck, Clarice 240 

Beck, Wilbur 212, 221 

Beer, Virginia 221 

Beers, Tom 263 

Beery, Marjeanne 166 

Beichler. Beverly 246 

Belaney. Patricia' 51 

Bell, Sally 229 

Beluscak, Michael 51,152, 

215, 236 

Belusak. Vickv 162. 227 

Bender. Bill 212 

Benton, Harriet 167 

Berger, Phyllis 167 

Berko. Rov 51, 126, 129, 151, 

189. 190, 191, 224. 225 
Bernick. Virginia 51, 184, 

188. 226 

Berrey. Jack 51. 194 

Berrey. Nancv 166 

Berry, Dick 251 

Berry, Jay 202, 203 

Biddle. James 235, 237 

Bienka, Theresa 232 

Bierie. Charles 218 

Bigelow, Dan 157, 160 

Bilbery, Phvllis 129 

Bilek, Wavne 52 

Billey. John 52 

Bingham, John .... 197, 278. 279 

Birnbaum. Mel 252 

Birney. Olive 52. 227 

Bittinger, Robert 52 

Bierregarrd. Elmer 220 

Blackburn. John 234 

Blair. Barbara 52,187,233 

Blair. Bill 260. 266. 268 

Blair. Bob 268 

Bland, Eleanor . . .91. 92. 121. 176 

Blaschak. Gene 237 

Blewitt. William 168,235 

Bloch, William 191 

Blosser, Charles 52, 168, 251 

Blount. Lvn 181 

Bobbv. Sylvia 167 

Bocci. Lou 258 

Bodenbender. Natalie 52. 

162, 227 
Boehmer, Patricia 52.175. 

222. ?.»« 

Boegess. Violet 246 

Bollardi. Jovce 52. 227. 258 

Bonacker, Pat 244. ?w 

Rooker. Loy 192 

Boole. Nancy 181 

Boose. Dean 206 

Booth. Hal 209 

Bonnelli. Carol 226 

Bores, Don 189, 215 

Born, Joan 175 

Bose. Jane 172. 173. 233 

Bosworth. Judy 178 

Bosworth, Nicholas 52. 2'8 

Rotcheck. William '..52 

Botsko. Eugene 157 

Bowden. Gail )R4 

RowHen, Jim 237 

Bowden, Mike ' . 147 

Rowers. Dave 206 

Rovle. Ivan 52 

Rovter, Miriam 52. 211 246 

Bragg. Jim 158 260 

Rragge. John ihs 

Rraniger. Dale 209 

Branik. Andrew .52. 208. 209. 224 

Bratel. Jack 20Q 

Rreese. John 192 

Breitenbach. Richard ......220 

Brenneman. Marion 59 

Brewer. Bruce 52. 241 

Bricker, Arlene 52. 229 

Brichford. Flo 135.172 227 

Briggs. Jeanette 52 

Briggs. Thomas 52 

Brislinger, Virginia 129 

Brocklehurst. Mary ...227,246 

Brookins. Gary 200.221 

Brothers. Barbara . . .52, 227. 228 

Brown, Barbara 166 

Brown. Edward 52, 218 

Brown, Eugene '.157 

Brown, Gerald 158 

Brown, Harris 52, 129, 159, 

192, 193, 224. 263 

Brown. Roy 52. 220 

Browne. Tom 131. 189, 200. 

201. 236 
Brubaker, Dave 54 



Brumfield. Frank 157,160 

Brumfield. William 168 

Brundage, Pattv . . . 163, 172, 246 

Brunn, Gloria 54, 229 

Buck. Ann 242 

Buchman. Barbara 187 

Buckev, Joanne 130, 221 

Buergler. Anita 54. 172. 233 

Buffo. Gene 54, 84. 192, 193 

Buffo, Joe 54, 192, 193 

Bunnelle, Mary Jo 182, 183 

Burch, Jovce . . .54, 133, 180, 181, 

188, 22H 2:i!i 

Burchert, Earl 52 

Burgett. Sue 165 

Burke, Donald 54, 224, 230. 

242, 256, 261 

Burke, Jackie 163. 172 

Burlev, Olive 54 

Burns", Patrick 194 

Busick, Lowell 206, 242, 276 

Busick, Walten 54 

Buterbaugh. Ralph 54 

Butler, Barbara 163 

Butler, Joan 184 

Butler. Shirley 54, 178, 221 

Butler, Javne 178 

Byers. Linda 176. 233 

Byers. Kenneth 54 

Byrum, Mary 54 

C 

Caddev. William . . .54, 148, 151. 
192, 223. 224 

Cain, Patricia 150, 222 

Call, Roger 131 

Callahan, Margaret ...246,277 

Calvin. Beverly 167 

Camerino, Pat 168 

Campanella, Carmen 266 

Cangev, Michael 54 

Caples. Robert 206 

Caplin, Ty 129 

Carey Joan 54 

Carlozzi, Margie 134 

Carlsten. Marcia 54,242 

Carmany. Margaret 227 

Carnahan, Robert 54 

Carney. Jack 198 

Carnie, Anne 54, 175 

Carothers, Mvron 157 

Carpenter, Larry ...54.148,158. 
197. 222. 223. 224 

Carson, John 231 

Carter. Charles 54, 223 

Carter, Dick 192 

Carter, Hugh 54 

Carter, Janice 54 

Caruth. Sylvia 184,185,221 

Casale, Ottavio 54 

Caster. Robert 54. 132. 192, 

193 224 

Casto. Philip 54, 157, 158! 224 

Cattani. Leo 209.266 

Caulfield, Robert 54,168 

Cercel, Tom 197 

Cercolani, Doris 54,228, 

233. 238 

Chalkley, Richard 198 

Chalmers. Bob 157 

Chandler. Pat 228, 246 

Chapman, Jay 232, 277 

Chapman, Joy 166 

Chase, Nancy 227 

Chenot, Peg 244 

Chionchio, Frances 209. 264 

Chris. Dave 197 

Christman. George 237 

Christner, George 197 

Chung, Hwak Sil 227, 228 

Cianciolo, Gene 206, 247 

Clabaugh, Kay 175 

Clark, Carol 55 

Clarke, Hattiette 167 

Clarke. John 55. 159. 234 

Claspy. Paul 228 

Clement, Miriam 232 

Clever, Mary Ann 55 

Cline, Don . >it 209 

Clinger, Thomas 206 

Closs, Carl 212 

Coffee, Donald 55 

Coladangelo, Carmine 206 

Cole, Janet 55, 231 

Cole, Roger 210.211,231 

Colina, Eduardo 239 

Collins, Jim 236 

Colson, Thomas 55. 147 

Combs, Ralph 237 

Combest, Marilyn 55,186, 

187, 188 



Competti, Thomas 55 

Comstock, Ann 163. 178 

Comstock, Gail 55.186,187 

186, 187 

Conger, Joan 176 

Conklin, Barbara 55. 181, 233 

Connor, Lee 55, 237 

Conrad, Bob 197, 266. 276 

Conti, Phil 254, 260, 261 

Cook, Joan 55, 221, 233 

Cooke, Nancy 129 

Cooley, Helene 55 

Cooper, Carol 133. 181. 228 

Cooper. Richard 55, 192 

Corbitt, George 55 

Coreno, Louise 178 

Costello. Ernie 242. 266 

Couch, Jacqueline 166. 227 

Couchman, Linda 55,175 

Coughlin. Laura 167 

Counts. Roger 157, 160 

Courtney, Marian 55.228 

Cowgill, Audrey 176 

Cowhard. Elbert 197 

Cozard, Henry 210 

Crabb, Norman 55. 231 

Craft, Malvryn 167 

Crater, George 55, 192 

Crawford, Bonnie .55,229.244 

Crawford, Rachael 175 

Crerar, Shirley Ann. 55, 227, 228 

Cressman, Carol 166 

Crist, Anita 229 

Crites, Lila 231 

Crittenden, Gary 206.207 

Croskey. Carol 228. 242 

Cross. Joan 167 

Crownoble. Marilyn 55. 229 

Cunningham, Cliff 198 

Curry, Janet 167 

Curtis, Barbara ...55.115,141, 

142, 144, 187, 226 

Cutshall, Richard ..55,126,192, 

193, 224 

D 

Dahtz, Doris 89 

Damschroder, Keith 194 

Daniels, Elaine 163. 230. 235 

Dante, Harris 212 

Darosy, Norene 181 

Darsie, Gwen 178 

Davis, James ...55,228,235.237 

Davis. Joseph 55. 200 

Davis. Kay 131. 178. 235 

Davis. Nora 176, 220 

Davidson, Jan 181 

Dawley, Donna . .55. 227. 229, 246 

Dawley , Dan 157 

Day. Donald 55.210 211 

221, 224 

Dean, Janice 227 

DeAngelis, Jerry 232 

DeBaltzo, Nick 215 

DeBlasio, Natalie . . . .56, 172, 173 
DeCarlo, Andrew 56. 228 

239, 241 

Deemer, Erva 227 

DeFrank, Vince 215 

DeGenaro, Arthur 56.209. 

242, 263 

Delamater. Sally 162 

DeLanell, Ray .' 200 

Dellerba. Nick 209 

Delo, Joelda 178,179,188 

Demmer, Arlene 246 

DeNoyelles. Debbie ....244.246 

DeOreo, Jim 206. 266 

DePaolo. Bob 237 

DePetro. Al 237. 258 

D'Eramo. Tony 266 

Derylak, Barbara 166 

Descutner. John 212 

Dessum. Jacqueline 227 

Detweiler. Donald 56 

Detzel. Jean 56. 229 

Dewey, Jacie 151, 240 

Dews, Erdine 166 

DiCillo, John 132, 215 

Dickenson, June 176. 188 

Dickinson, Donald 236 

Dickinson. Perry 56 

Dickson. Sandra 252 

DiFiore, Jim 192 

Dignan. James 194 

Dill. Robert 239. 242 

Dilley, Ronald 237 

DiMichele. Richard ....228.229 

Dingfield. Catherine 167 

Dipple. Richard 160 

Dissen, Walter 248. 249 

Dively, Joyce 133.235 



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Dodge, Marilyn 167 

Doepel, Benny 204 

Dogoli, Joe 189, 192, 193 

Donaldson, Nick 204 

Donato, Annette 178 

Donato, Ida 229 

Donavant, Edwina 229 

Doner, Richard 157 

Donley. Loren 228 

Donev, Marilyn 184, 185 

Donnelly, Jack 237 

Doolittle, James . . . 160. 244, 245 
Dornback, Ann 187, 228, 230. 235 

Dornbrock. Ralph 56. 200 

Dottore, Alma 167 

Dotv, Marilyn 229 

Dou'gher. Jim 194, 221. 236 

Douglas, William 168 

Dovle, Bryant 56 

Drath. Bob 194. 221, 236 

Dreyer, William 168 

Droblyen, Joan 164. 227 

Drumm, Donald 240 

DuBois, Suenean 229 

Dubskv, Anthony 56, 232 

Duga. Allen 198 

Duke, Geraldine 56. 174. 175. 188 
Duke. Thomas . .56. 148, 194, 224 

Dunbar, Nancy 230 

Dunbar, Bill 209 

Dunbar, John 224 

Durance. John 228 

Durkin. Jim 237 

Durkin, Peggy 184 

Durr, Beverly 246 

Durr. Don 158.244,245 

Dusek, Josie 56.133,226. 

228, 230, 235 

Dutro. Ken 212 

Dve. Eleanor 227 

Dye. Donna 184. 229 

Dyer, Beverly 166, 246 

E 

Earl, Jo 172 

Easlev, Mary Lou 146 

Eastwood, Nancv 227 

Eaton, Joyce 56. 178, 179 

Eberhardt, Jan 184, 185 

Ebie, Earl 56 

Ebv, Robert 56. 218. 219 

Eckart. Richard 210 

Eckert. Donald 56 

Eckhoff, Bob 223 

Eckman, Jerald 56 

Edelman, Patricia 56, 228 

Edick, Gerald 56, 206 

Edwards, Dick 129.132.135. 

194 195 

Edwards. Sid .197 

Eggert, Doris 56,172,188 

Eichenbaum, Shelia ...166,252 

Eichenberg, Lois 56 

Einhouse, Mimi 135,175 

Eisenzimmer, George 192 

Elliott, John 212 

Elliott, Phyllis 141.144,228 

Emerick, Carolyn 242 

Epler. Barbara 56 

Erb. Elaine 184. 185. 188 

Erdos, Robert 157 

Essig, Thomas 157 

Esther, Mary 172, 247 

Evans, Bruce 145, 221 

Evans, Carol 176, 188 

Evans, John 267 

Evans. Robert 159. 168. 221 

Evans, Wilma 164 

F 

Fahey, Patricia 56,176 

Falle. Melvin 220 

Fankhauser, Kay 240 

Fansler, Freda 228 

Fanti. Paul . .56, 209, 224. 260, 261 

Farley, Susan 56, 184 

Farrell, Joseph . 129, 130, 198, 199 

Farrell, Richard 58,235 

Farren, Richard 157 

Farrer, Brner 160 

Faulkner, Marilyn 58,232 

Fazekas, Barbara 227 

Feaster. William 141 

Fedosh, Richard 58. 132. 194, 

195. 224, 227 

Feick, Jane 58, 240 

Felton. Frederick ...58.237.249 

Fensch. Charles 157 

Feotis, John 58 

Ferguson. Marylu 167 

Ferrara, Carl 215 

Ferrell, Sally 244 



Ferris, Mary 58,162 

Fetterman, Sally 58 

Fieger, Wallace 58 

Fife. Nancy 167 

Fife, Richard 160 

Filing. Richard 58 

Fillmore. Bryson 245 

Firth. Vincent 210 

Fishback. Frederick 58, 210 

Fisher, Bill 274 

Fitzpatrick, Albert 216,223 

Flegm. Kathrvn 226 

Fleming, Grace 58,246 

Fleming. Robert 231 

Fletcher, Bernadine 184 

Flickinger, Betty 172 

Fliedner, Carol . .58, 233. 238, 246 

Floutz, William 160 

Floyd. Ann 166. 244. 246 

Fluke, James 218 

Flurv, Lawrence 218,219 

Flyn'n, Gerald 215 

Fo'gle, Joann 246 

Fogle, Mary 58 

Fonte. Antonio 58, 192. 236 

Foote, Faith 244. 246 

Force, Donn 218 

Forlani, Dan 58. 215. 264 

Forney, Fred 212, 221 

Forney, Harriet 246 

Fortuna, Theodore 237 

Foust, Robert 135 

Foutz, Merle 203 

Frace, Edward 245 

Franckhauser, Raymond . . .220 
Franko, Joseph . . . .129, 131, 149, 

196, 197, 251, 252 

Franko, Mike 257.258 

Frederick, William 58 

Frederickson, Shirlev 178 

Freeman, William ..58,148,223 

Friedel. Kay 167 

Frolo. Charlotte 58,115,127. 

129, 133, 222, 226 

Froncek. Lawrence 206 

Frye, Charles 58 

Frye, Gene 235 

Frye. Margaret 58 

Fudale. William 218, 219 

Fuller, Blanford 263 

Fuller. Clara 244 

Fuller. Gladys 181, 228. 229 

Funk. Elizabeth 187 

G 

Gaffnev, Don 151. 200 

Gage, Pat 58, 175.226 

Gallogly, Vivian 175,246 

Gander, Carol 244, 246 

Gander, Ron 244, 245 

Ganz, Howard 58 

Gardner, Edmond 234 

Gardner, Gerald 58 

Garman, Richard 58 

Garner, Doris 58, 241 

Garner. Harry 276 

Garraban, Jeannine 166 

Garrett. Steve 200. 276 

Gartman, John 58, 158 

Gary, Carol 165 

Gascoigne. Dave 135,197 

Gaskins. John 59, 203 

Gatchel. Betty 166 

Gatewood. Bernice 165 

Gattozzi, Jack 130, 189, 204 

Gaume. Bob 200 

Gaus, Nancv 246 

Gawronski, Michael 59. 218 

Geauman, Marv Lou .... 162, 228 

Gednetz, Don 59. 231 

Gee. James 157 

Gefskv, Eileen 166, 252 

Geil, John 237 

George. Carol 167 

George. Joseph 157 

Gero, Barbara 59 

Gesue, Rita 163, 235 

Getz, Art 158, 206, 207 

Gibitz, Joyce 131. 182 

Gibson. Janet 181. 235 

Gier, Jacqueline 59.226 

Gifford. Bob 218 

Gilbert. Gwendolyn 59 

Gilmore. Jeanne 244 

Gill. Diane 133. 167 

Gill, Janet 227 

Giller, Stu 146, 147 

Gilmore. Jeanne 226 

Gilmore. Lynn 232 

Gimbel. Jack .,131,132,160.194 

Ginatos, Elaine 167 

Gindlesberger. Don 197,242, 



274, 275 

Ginella, Stephen 59 

Ginther, Nancy 182, 231 

Gioia, Geno 258 

Giorgianni, Nick ..131.132.189, 

196, 197, 224 

Gisser. Marvin 151, 252 

Glass, Charles 59 

Glassman, Abe 59 

Glavionos, Peter 59 

Glenn, Don 258 

Gliozzi, Jim 231 

Goodkin, Carl 241 

Goedicke. Barbara 144 

Goldsworth, Dorothy ..227,246 

Golembiowski, Violet 167 

Gonot, Joan 59, 186, 187 

Gooch, Carol 182, 228 

Good, Tom 141 

Goodall, Barbara 176 

Goodkin, Carl 241 

Goodsell, Margaret 166 

Gordon, Frances 59 

Goss. Philip 159. 192, 241 

Gossett. Ed 231 

Gotschall, Jane 131,175 

Gotschall, Florence 59 

Gould. Carol 167 

Graham, Marilyn 229,251 

Granat, Nora . .129, 180. 181. 188 

Grant. George 237 

Grav, Naomi 59 

Greaves, Virginia 129,242 

Green, Barbara 251 

Green, George 151 

Green. Jerry 159 

Green, Margaret 59 

Green. Robert 59 

Greenberg, Jack 191 

Greene, Nancy . 166. 172, 244, 246 

Greer, Marsha 165 

Gregory, Don 210 

Gremmelspacher, Charles . .242 

Grenfell. Estelle 59 

Grimslev, Marilvn 181 

Grishkat, Patty 181 

Groh. Glen 251 

Gross. Patricia 59 

Grossman, Myron . .59. 127. 132. 

147, 192, 224 
Grossman, Rae 226, 227. 228, 229 

Groves, Karen 226,233,238 

Gudall. John 59 

Guilitto. Joe 145 

Guiselman, Sally 181, 227 

Gund. William 231 

Gusky, Joyce 133, 167 

Gwaltnev. Shirlev 155, 166, 

227, 228 

H 

Haas, Annalee 163 

Haas, Bill 278 

Haas, Harold 59 

Habecker, Marv 244 

Habeger, Dave' 135. 196. 197 

Haberling. Laryn 60 

Haddad, De Lorre 197 

Hadjian, John 59 

Hagen, Bob 146 

Haines, Dick 197 

Hair, Thomas 234 

Haislet, Dick 209 

Hales. James 158, 228 

Halev. Don 194 

Hall. Gary 206 

Hall. John 203 

Hallock. Marlene . . .59. 111. 129. 

176. 188 

Hamaski. John 240 

Hambleton, Dave 59, 241, 

242, 278 

Hamill. Marilyn 135, 184 

Hamilton. Robert 59 

Hammond. Janet . . .129. 131. 176 
Hampton. Carol 91, 133, 182. 

183. 228 

Hampton. Lucy 164 

Hannah, Mary 165 

Hanhauser, Jack 198 

Hanser. Carolyn ...172,229,248 

Happoldt, Laura 59 

Harbourt. Ann 184 

Harden, Jack 237 

Harding, Sally 167. 184, 227 

Hargest, Chuck 200 

Harland. Gladys 227, 229 

Harman, Carole 167 

Harper, Nancy 231 

Harper, Phil 146, 147 

Harris, Des 133. 229 

Harris. Earl 231 



Harris, Major 230,242.260 

Harrison, Bob 242, 258 

Harsh, Janet 166, 175, 222 

Hart, Barbara 167 

Harting, Donald 59, 221 

Hartley, Ruth 175, 246 

Hartline. Jov . . 172. 227. 244. 246 
Hartman. Marian . . .60. 134. 163. 

229, 233 

Hartzell, Dick 60 

Hartzell, Shirley 134 

Harvey, Dolores . . .133, 172, 230. 

235 249 

Harvey, Dorothv . .119, 172. 226. 

230. 235, 249 

Harvey, Heather 60. 182, 183 

Harwood. Donald 60 

Hasson, Bettv 91, 181 

Hattery, Jim 206. 207 

Havanish, Marleen 178 

Havlicek, Fred 192 

Hawkins, Bill 198 

Hayes, Jerry 60, 215 

Hazen, Joseph 60 

Heath. Bernice 167 

Heighwav. Francis 60 

Heimer. Evelyn 232 

Heinemann, Emily 227 

Hejduk. Gerald 236 

Herman, Elaine 151 

Helmeci, Lona 60,239,240 

Helvern, Sue 232 

Henderson. Ruth 172, 173 

Hendricks. Duane 189, 206 

Henry, Robert 159, 200 

Hephner. Thomas 157 

Herbst, Bob 237 

Hergenroder. Dave 231 

Hergenroeder, Thalia 175 

Hertrick. Carol 166 

Herzberg, Sonny ...266.268,271 

Hiemer, Evelyn 184 

Hier, Sandra 227 

Hider, Joyce 167 

Higgins, Chuck 200 

Hightower, Mildred 230,235 

Hildebrandt. Charles 60,228 

Hilk. Gerald 60 

Hill. Kenneth 60 

Hill, Terry 60. 209 

Hinsman. Ann 60. 229 

Hinton. Jere 164, 220 

Hippie, John 239 

Hirschl. Ken 191. 252 

Hocevar, Patricia 167 

Hockenberry. Henry 157 

Hodges, Gloria 151 

Hoffman, Lawrence 160 

Hoffmeister, Chuck 258 

Hole, Richard 192, 241 

Hollabaugh, Jay 210 

Holland. John 60.220 

Hollidav, Bobbie 172. 173 

Holmberg, Carl 218. 221 

Holmberg. Carol 60 

Holstein, Peter 197 

Holzmer, Doris ...172.227.247 

Honeberger. Carol 60 

Honeberger. Jean ..163.227.229 

Honsberger. Barbara ..146.186. 

187 

Hood, Dick 209 

Hoover, Mona 227, 246 

Horger, Martha 167, 229 

Horger. Mary 60, 229, 251 

Home, Norma Lou 141 

Horner, Jack 218 

Horvath, David 206.222.223 

Horvath, Dolores 60 

Hoverland. Donald 60 

Howard. Walter 242, 266 

Howell. Marilyn 163, 172. 

173, 227 

Huebner, Elizabeth 248 

Huff, Barbara 178 

Huff. Carolyn 226 

Huffman, Quinton 237 

Hufford, Alvin 159, 235 

Hughes. Clay 278 

Hulan, John 60, 158 

Hulka. Martin 60 

Hulsman. Carl 239 

Humason, David 168 

Hunt. Bill 236 

Hunter. Martha 60 

Hunter. Roger 204 

Hura, William 215 

Hurd. Jack 197 

Hurd, Sue Ann 86.89.120 

Hurt. William 251 

Husak. Marilyn 163,181,235 

Hutchison, Wayne 231 



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Hutson, Thomas 60 

Hutton, Joyce 242 

Hyatt, Gay 182 

Hybert, Robert 197 

Hykes. John 231 

I 

lacobelli, John 60, 218 

Ickes. Mary 244 

Iden, Fred 62 

Immel. Dave 278 

Inderwish, Bill 62, 200, 260 

Ions, June 246 

Isaacs, Ray 157 

Ishee, Robert 189. 208. 209 

Israel. Jovce ...62.129.182.183, 

188, 226, 227 

Ittner, Carol ....62,163,228,242 

J 

Jackson, Frances 240 

Jackson, John 218 

Jackson. Orville ...132,206,241 

Jacob, Wilma 227. 246 

Jama, Steve 168 

Janik, George 257, 258 

Janssen, Kenneth 228 

Jaros. Georgine 62. 226. 230. 235 

Jasper, Carol 167 

Jenkins. Harold 194 

Johns. Calvin 144 

Johnson, Ann 135, 178 

Johnson, Arvid 234 

Johnson, Carolyn 246 

Johnson, Clarence 62, 189, 

216, 260 

Johnson, Dick 62. 206 

Johnson, Donald 248 

Johnson, Earlene 167 

Johnson, Fleetwood 160 

Johnson, Robert 157 

Johnson, Ruth Ann 231 

Johnston. Roger 264 

Jones, Dale 192 

Jones, Jo Anne 142 

Jones. Marjie 167 

Jones, Marilyn 232, 244, 246 

Jones, Paul 210 

Jordan, Dorothv 228.229 

Jordan, Tom 206 

Joseph. Larry 206 

Joseph, J. S 202.203 

Joseph, Ron 203 

Justice. Judith 167 

Justus. Sally 187 

Jyurovat, Ronald 35. 62 

K 

Kachle, Gary 160 

Kahng. Tae Jin 62 

Kaiden, Ellen 172 

Kainrad, Joe 62,125.128, 

212.213 

Kalleker. David 62 

Kang, Woon-Kyung 62, 246 

Kapcar, Marilyn 89, 100. 101. 

103. 122. 178 

Kapolka, Louis 218 

Karnai, Elek 218 

Karns, Edward 158. 229 

Kasapis. Gus 62 

Kasner, Don 266 

Kaspv. Howard 191, 252 

Kaster, Ben 130. 192 

Kate. Richard 206 

Katis, Anita 184 

Katko, Herbert 62 

Katz, Marvin 129. 197. 223 

Katz, Jim 258 

Katz, Robert 62 

Kaufman. Don 62, 251 

Kaufman, Keith 160 

Kauoinen, Al 266 

Kavinskv. John 266 

Kaye, Dick 62,209 

Kayler. Doug ..200.201,221,236 

Kazmierczak, George 62 

Keener, Jim 198 

Kegley, Chuck 230 

Keller, Dean 62 

Keller, Janet 229 

Keller, Stanley 62 

Kellev, Carol 227, 244 

Kelly, Chuck 264 

Kempf , Joe 62, 209, 242, 278 

Kennard, Dave 194,221 

Kennard, Jim 236 

Kenreich, Shirlev 248.249 

Kent, Martha 244, 246 

Kern, Joe 228 

Kerr, William . .216, 230, 242, 266 



Kessler, Fred 229,258 

Kestranek, Gene 92. 215 

Kibler, Louise 165 

Kieffer, Hohanna 229 

Kieffer, William 62, 97 

Killen, Pat 182, 188, 230. 237 

Kimberlin. Jacklyn 166.227 

King. Don 189, 212,213 

King, Eleanor . .151. 162, 240. 249 

King. Ted 129,210 

Kinlevside, Elvnne 244. 246 

Kinse'l. Tom 206, 241 

Kinslev. Kipp 192 

Kirk, Charles 239 

Kirk. George 200.236 

Kirk. Jacqueline 167 

Kirk, Janet 133. 182. 183 

Kirke. Mary 227,244,246 

Kirkland. Ed 232 

Kirkman, Don 132, 212 

Kisheler. Ken 231 

Kiss. Dorothv 187 

Kitson. Bob 206 

Kitzmiller. Eva 166 

Klembarskv. Andy 203 

Kline. John 197 

Klingaman. David 158 

Klingeman. Helen 228. 242 

Klohn, Marilvn 162. 227, 246 

Kluka, Marv Ann 164 

Knabe, Roger 197 

Knapp. Harriet 62, 182 

Knauf, Leland .268.228.229.231 

Knight. Marilvn 163 

Knotts. Bob 266 

Koch. Beverly 184 

Kocinski. Marilvn .166,230.235 

Knott, Nell 240 

Knox, Errol 113, 159 

Kodish. Phillip 62 

Kohn, Jim 62 

Kollas. Shirlev 182 

Kolasky, Paul 192 

Kolbenschlag. George ..149,151 
Kole, Janet 133. 162. 229. 244. 246 
Kollmorgen, Shirley 62. 186. 187 

Koon, Betsy 184 

Koonce. Judy 186, 187 

Koontz, Tom 62 

Korton, Ron 237 

Koslen, Stan 191 

Kost, Adrienne 184 

Kotis, Dick 241,266 

Kouris. Jean 62, 175. 226. 233. 246 

Kouris. Jerry 135 

Kouth. Jean 150 

Kovach, Jack 63, 194 

Kovacs, Dorothv 63 

Koval, Jay 157 

Kovalchik. Elaine . .63. 131. 178. 
179. 188, 226 

Kovash. Roberta 167 

Krainess, Gerald 236, 252 

Kramer, Toni 174. 175. 228 

Kratzer, Ann ...63.155.226,239 

Krichbaum. Alice 63 

Krichbaum, Ruth 230.237 

Krivda, Edward 228 

Krivos, Jeanne 172, 226 

Krizan. Mary 63 

Kropf , Barbara 167 

Kropp. Judy 130, 133, 181 

Krynock. Mary Lou 172 

Kryszak, Wayne 245 

Kunz. Barbara 166 

Kurtla, William 210 

Kursh, Mischa 63 

Kuzak, Aiiene. .186. 187, 188, 226 



Laakso, Gerald 200, 201 

LaGore. Charles 229 

Laing, James 63, 135. 204 

Laing. Tom 159. 224 

Laing. Tony 204 

Laird. Dick 196, 197 

Lakso. W 201 

Laumia. Dominic ..129,132.197 

Lambacher. Carol 226 

Landau, Al 276 

Landenberger, Wilma 166 

Landon, James 157 

Langacher, Russell 210 

Lange, Annabelle 63 

Lange. Jerry 197. 274 

Lange, Nancy 63, 222 

Laning. John 63 

Lantz, Barbara 167 

Lantz, David 234 

Lape, Robert 63, 203 

Lash, Flora 227 



LaShelle, Chuck 194 

Laugal, Walley 189, 198 

Laurich, Albert 198, 199 

Lauterbur, Frank 266 

Lawson, Alfred 157 

Lazor, Joe 264 

Leach. Luella 63. 178, 226 

LeBaron, Ann 229 

Ledinskv. Catherine 63. 226. 228 

Lee, Nancv 129, 133. 164 

Lees, Thomas 157, 160 

Lel'elhocz. Lillian 63 

Lehenbauer. Reginald 249 

Leick. Sue 148.222 

Leidheiser, Loren 237 

Leidorf. Roberta 129,181 

Leisz, Nancy 166 

Lemlev, Mvrna 167 

Leonard. Frank 63, 206 

Letoha. JoAnn 63,226.228, 

229, 251 

Levens, Carol 222 

Leverett, Lou 246 

Levin, Allen 63 

Lewandowski. Donald 160 

Lewis, Carol 166 

Lewis, Dave 237 

Lewis, Ron 191 

Levritz, Don 189, 208, 209 

Lezak. Pat 178 

Liberati, Annello 266 

Liberati, Rosario 63 

Lichi, John 63 

Lindhe. Richard 238 

Lindsey, Sylvia 63 

Linton. Jerry 210 

Lioce, John 63, 141 

Lipovac, Fran 228, 238 

Lipp, Parke 274 

Littlefield, Don 228 

Littv, John ...200,201.221.236 

Litwiler. Tom 197, 223, 263 

Liviola, George 134 

Lloyd, Jack 240 

Lloyd, John. Jr 63 

Locke, Robert 63 

Lockert, Audrey 226, 228 

Lofgren, Fran 182 

Logan, Barbara 233 

Lokie, Andrew 206 

Lombardo, Anthony .63,202,203 

Long, Nancy 63 

Longbrake. Al 198 

Lopane, Ann 63, 172. 222 

Loparo, Charles 63, 168 

Lorenz. Harrv 65. 192 

Lostoski, Paul 234 

Loth, Art 237 

Loudin, Virginia 65, 184 

Louris. Jean 175 

Lovasv. Elaine 167 

Love, Jack 65,237,244, 

245. 276, 277 

Lowenstein, Carl 65 

Lowerv. Fred 65 

Lozier. Del 192 

Lucas. Derien 65 

Mc 

McAllister, Ellen 251 

McAllister, Mary Lou 228 

McBraver, Shirlev 167 

McBride. Neil 135. 200. 221 

McBride, Weir 65. 200 

McCabe, Virginia . . .65, 162, 229 

McCaffrey, Don 266 

McCall, Tom 65 

McCarthy, James 131, 160, 

206, 223 

McCarthv, Tom 84 

McClain, Don 218 

McClelland, Fred 223 

McCown, Richard 65 

McCoy. Robert 206 

McCracken, Don ...209.221.266 
MeCummins, Patricia .167,230 

McDaniel. Emma 230 

McDermott, Sheila 65 

McDonnell. Arch 242.273. 

274. 275 

McDonnell, Rich 197 

McDowall. Robert 65. 221 

McElwee. Wendell .230,251.258 

McEntire, Audrey 119 

McGar, William. Jr 65 

McGirr, Beverly 175. 246 

McGorvey, Edward 157 

McGuire, Jim 237 

Mcintosh, Mary Jane 175 

Mclntyre. Sandy 188 

McKenna, Nancy 65, 144 

McKissick, Joan 65,229 



McLain. Jim 266 

McManis, Douglas 242 

McManus, Larry 65 

McManus, Nancy 65 

McMillan. Phvllis 246 

McMillen, Betty 244 

McNeilly. Earl 197 

McPherson. William 157 

McVay, James 65, 192 

M 

Maag. Faith 164 

Mabee, Grant 206 

Macek. Rose Marie 164, 229 

Machura. Addie 65. 184 

Machura, Shirley 184, 221 

Mack. Richard 65 

Mackall, Carol 65 

Mackev. Jack 65. 237 

Mackey, Pat 133, 165 

MacLaren, Jim 210 

MacLaren, Wallace 141 

Madden. Alice 227 

Madden, Ginnie 91. 176 

Moffett. Robert 234 

Maff ett, Jane 176. 228 

Mahaffv, Larry 266 

Maher. Patti 178, 179 

Maines, James 65,241 

Major, Harris 266 

Malham. Barbara 227 

Malkin, Leonard 191 

Mallarnee, Roy 244,245 

Maimer, Walter 65, 164. 194. 

195, 220 

Malz, Robert 66 

Mankamyer, Eleanor 227 

Mannen, Dave 160 

Mannen, Mak ..197,273.274,275 

Manninen. Jim 221 

Manno, Norma 164 

Marabito, Carol 184 

Marabito, Dick 206. 207 

Marble, Bill 206 

Marcino. Ernest 249 

Marcinkoski, Paul 66, 247 

Mariano. Lou 66.206,237, 

266, 268, 269, 271 

Marik, Pat 184.221 

Marino, Lucille .66,163,228,229 

Mariol, Lou 66, 133, 228 

Marmo. Jane 229 

Marmanis, George 237 

Marshall. Leon 242 

Marschik. Frank 237 

Martin, Bud . . . .135. 212. 213, 231 

Marin, David 244, 245. 251 

Marin, DeWayne 66 

Martin. Jane 187 

Martin. John 160 

Martino, Josephine 155. 178 

Marton, Yolanda 251 

Martucci. Angeline 66 

Maruskin. Olga 178. 188 

Marzano. Lucille 166 

Mathews. Barbara ..66.230.235 

Mathews, Keith 66,97,218. 

219 238 

Matthews, Bill '.198 

Mathews. Robert 66. 221 

Mattice. Bill 197 

Maxwell. James 66 

May. Gail 66, 226. 228 

Maver. Charles 157 

Mayer. George 200 

Mavers. Marv 66 

Mavek, Charles 158 

Mayhew, Hal 194, 260 

Mazzatenta, Carolyn 164 

Mazzola, Vincent 157 

Meek, Kareen 130, 172 

Meese, Bonnie 66, 144. 174. 

188. 226 

Meinhardt, Tom 92, 263 

Meinzen, Ann 66.127.133. 

226, 233, 238 

Melching, Don 203 

Mellinger. Donald 66, 218 

Mellinger, Harold. Jr 66 

Melonas, Jim 236 

Mendiola. Cecilia 145 

Menger. Ed 132, 208, 209, 224, 225 

Menough. Jim 209, 260 

Mercer, Chris 167 

Merkle, Dorothy 248.249 

Merollo. Frank 212 

Mervar, Ray 66,212.213 

Messaros, Gerald 157 

Metcalf, Ann Lee 66. Ill, 133, 

176, 226, 228, 248 

Melcalf , Pat 176 

Metcalf, Nancy 133 



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Meyers, Phyllis 66 

Micciehe, Joe 232 

Michaels. John 237 

Mickey, Don 66. 210, 211 

Mikesell. Mary Evelyn. .66. 226. 
228, 246 

Milner, Richard 194 

Miller, Arvilla 167 

Miller, Carolyn 181 

Miller, Charles ..66,86,101.103, 
127, 129, 196. 197, 223. 224 

Miller, Doris 186 

Miller, Dorothy ....227,228,229 

Miller, Geraldine 66 

Miller, Harry 228 

Miller, James 212 

Miller. John 158 

Miller, Karl 210 

Miller. Nancy 232 

Milled Paul 200 

Miller. Robert 192 

Miller, William 148, 151 

Milligan, Margaret 165 

Milligan, Wanda 66.229 

Mills. Cleburn 66 

Mills. Joe 147 

Minchin, Robert 66 

Minnich, Dick 67, 212 

Minnish. Shirley 176 

Minos. Andrew 157 

Miracle. Phil 197 

Mishler. Bob 258 

Mittman. Lee 67 

Moats. Maria 233. 244, 246 

Modarelli. Roseanne 35, 181, 188 

Moehring. Dave 266 

Moir. Joan 67, 172 

Moise, Helen 176 

Molli, Ken 237 

Molnar, Julius 234 

Monastra. Gino ....266.268.270 

Monroe, William 160 

Montgomer, Marcia ...135.182 

Montgomery. Carol 182 

Mooney, Francis 67 

Mooney . Regis 197 

Moore, Charles 67 

Moore. Charles 221 

Moore, Donald 218 

Moore. Dorothy 228 

Moore, Glenn 67 

Moore. Shirlev J 67. 133. 

162 239 

Moore. Shirlev 67.151.175. 

188, 226. 228 

Moran. Pat 155. 182, 221 

Morgan. Bert 204 

Morgan. Nancy 227 

Morgova. Bob 147 

Moritz. Gibson 67. 194, 195 

Morris, Harrv 67 

Morrison. Bob 223 

Morrow, Ann 141 

Morrow, John 141,144 

Moseley. Judith 172. 173 

Moser. Marion 239 

Moss. Gertrude 232 

Mosser, Dauna 67 

Mottice, Bill 197, 278 

Mucklerov, Angelvn ....67.231 
Mueller, Joyce . . .*. .129. 135, 163 

Muford. Shirley 166 

Mulcahev, Bud 35 

Mullane. Joseph 235, 237 

Mullen. Shirley 182 

Murphv, Mikelann 118. 176 

Mustaih. Chuck 149 

Muto. Sam 220 

Myers. Gil 198 

Mvers, Joanne 167 

Myers. Joyce 229 

Mvers. Neil 190.191.198.252 

Mylchreest. Louis 212. 240 

N 

Nader. Melvin 276 

Nagle. Homer 67 

Nandrasv, Carl 67, 150. 159. 

168. 222, 223. 224, 234 

Nau, Paul 228 

Navlor, Jon 234 

Neal, Pat 246 

Nemecek. Ed . . . 150, 151, 222. 223 

Nemeth. Elmer 215 

Neiswander, Shirley 167 

Nelson, Jim 203 

Nelson, Nancy 166, 231 

Nelson, Phyllis 228 

Nelson, Walter 218 

Nelson, Richard 203 

Neubacker, Arlyn 248, 249 



Newhart. Thomas 135.218 

Newman, Ralph 248, 249 

Newton. Walter 230 

Nicodin. Helen .... 163. 181. 226, 

227 229 

Nicodin, Mary .176. 227. 229! 235 

Nicholson, Ann 164 

Niemever, Alan 249 

Niles, Pat 166,246 

Norcia, Mike .242,266,269,270 

Norman, Nancv 67. 184, 227 

Norris. Robert 67, 220 

Norton, Kenneth 237 

Norval, Bob 67. 164. 220 

Novak. Betty 67. 166, 230 

Nozu. Yoshio 228 

Nragg, Jim 254 



Oana, Bob 212, 224, 234 

Obenauf, Thelma 115,185 

Ochocki, Jim 237 

Oestreich, Herb 221, 239 

O'Farrell, Pat 192 

Officer, Jemmy 246 

Oglesbv, Carl 142 

O'Harra, Edwin 228 

Olcott, Dale 200.201 

Oliver, Elaine 172 

Olsen, James 236 

Olson, Delmar 235 

O'Neill. Bernard 67 

O'Sako, Ceatta ...128.145,147, 
176, 226, 228, 238 

Oser, William 231. 234 

Osnowitz. Ed 198. 199 

Oster, Jim 206 

Oswald. Barbara 228 

Owen, Bob 226. 227. 262, 263 

Owen, Dick 197 

Owens. Luke 266 

Owry . Sylvia 251 



Pace, Marv Lou 164 

Packard. Tom 206 

Palmer, Mary 165 

Palof, Joseph 67, 192 

Pandall. Ronald 239 

Papsun. Dick 206 

Paradise, Dick 194 

Parisee, Jim 237 

Parkes, Ford 130.236 

Paskert. Dick 266 

Paskoff. Louis 67, 146. 168 

Pastore. Jim 67 

Patrick. Ann Rose 67 

Patridge, Dan 132. 197 

Patrick. Jack 67. 209, 276 

Patterson, Jim 209. 231 

Patterson, Ken 135, 157. 210 

Patterson, Robert 67,197 

Paul, James 192. 249 

Paul. Mary Jo 227 

Paulin, Henrv 235 

Paulus, Flovd 197 

Paulus. Glen 266 

Paulus. Gordon 220 

Pavlik. Howard 67 

Peabody . Margaret 163 

Pearsall. Ann 167 

Pearson. June 67 

Peiree, Walter 68, 141 

Peeler, Don 257.258 

Pelat. Fave 182 

Pellegrini, Dan 232 

Peltomaa, Raymond ....68.221 

Pelton. Lvnda 229 

Penick. Paul 68 

Peri, Marv 187 

Pernice, Susanne 68, 230 

Perkins, Phil 266, 276 

Perkowski, Rosemarie 113. 

123, 155 

Pero, Chuck 241 

Perry, Ronald 157, 160 

Perusek, Donna 166 

Peskin, Harvev 191 

Peterson. June 68, 183 

Petit, Dick 198 

Petrofes. Gerald ...206.266,276 

Petruzzi. Donald 68. 215 

Pfautz, Bart 209 

Phelps, Bob 260 

Phillips, Mary 167 

Pierce, Lynn 237 

Pierce, Sally 286. 187. 188 

Pinter, Marion 248. 249 

Pleis, Ray 234 

Pletcher, James 157 

Plevny, Eleen 68, 172 



Pokorny. Carol 164 

Polen, Barb 244 

Polichene, Nunzio 266,267, 

268, 269 
Pollack, Lillian .... 130. 172. 227 

Popp, Mary Ann 178 

Portman, Sam 191 

Potopsky, Dan .257,258,273.274 

Pounds, Jon 210 

Povlock, Tom 68, 231 

Powell, Harry 68 

Power. Christie 236 

Prater, Ron 266 

Prescott, Patricia 167 

Preslock. Carole 227 

Pressman, Lee 231 

Preyer, Margery 227 

Primovic, Don 237 

Pring, Ronald 218 

Pritchard, Don 130, 134 

Probert, Connie 172 

Proctor, John 142 

Proctor, Patricia 228 

Proson, Rose Mary . .68, 178, 238 

Prosser. Rae 129, 130. 187 

Prvbvl, Lucene 68, 186, 187, 

226. 228. 229 
Przyborowski. Leonard .68,276 

Pucci, Armand 237 

Pugrant. Bob 135.191.252 

Pumo. Anthony 68 

Pusaton, MaryAnn 230 

Pusker, Henri 68 

Purdum. Marge 246 

Pusateri, MaryAnn 235 

Pyle. Edward 210 

Q 

Quallich. Peggy 227 

Quibley, Suzanne 226 

R 

Raasch, Marie 181 

Rackliff, Alan 160 

Rader. Joel 194 

Rader, Madelvn 167 

RafFertv. George 206 

Ralcher, Al 197 

Ralls. Pat 166 

Ramage, Jack 68. 241. 260 

Ramage. John 254 

Ramage. Ruth Ann 241 

Ramincone. Mike 197 

Ramsey, Chuck 197 

Ramsey. Pat 68.229 

Raup. Henry 204 

Rayan 92 

Raymond. Carol 134 

Ratzman. Leonard 68 

Raup. Henry 68 

Rausch. Carol 229 

Raymond, Carol 134, 226 

Reamer. June . . .68, 151. 227. 229 

Reapp, Marilyn 68 

Redding, Ron 248. 249 

Reebel. Joyce 228. 244 

Reed. Janet 182, 188 

Reed, Ann 68 

Reed, Joan 68, 178 

Reed, Art 192 

Reiheld. Ann ...68,163,230.235 

Rein. William 190. 191 

Reinker. Phyllis 182 

Reisland. Anne 166 

Rembowski. Jerry 215 

Render, Margery 246 

Reynolds. Sue 134 

Rhodes. Norman 244 

Rice. Jack 129. 194,236 

Rice. Jerry 68.228 

Richard, Barbara 176 

Richards, Norman 229 

Richards. Sara B 68, 229 

Richardson, Ann 167 

Richardson, Barbara ...182.183 

Richardson. Jo 235 

Ricketts. Jim 70. 212 

Ridenour, Robert 274 

Riggins. Barbara 226 

Riggle, Anna 166 

Ringhand, Bert 164. 229 

Rini. Frank 157 

Ristau. Ronald 234 

Ristle. Wilma 166 

Ritchie. Ele 166 

Rittenhour. Shirlev 167 

Rittichier. Jack 266.269 

Roberto. Jim 230. 257, 258 

Robinett. Dolores 70 

Robinson, Cal 245 

Robinson, Erven 237 



Robinson, Karen 187 

Robinson, Ken 237 

Robinson, Monna 70 

Robinson. Sue 166, 229 

Rocco, Tony 242, 258 

Rockman, Dave 241 

Rogert, Betty 70 

Rogers, Doris 240 

Rogers, Janet 167 

Rollerson, Edward 70 

Romano, James 70 

Ronev, William 245 

Ronke, Carol 227 

Rosen. Helen 252 

Ross, Janice 166 

Ross. Pauline 70 

Roth. Beatrice 187 

Roth, Marilyn 70,226,228 

Roth, Shirley 227 

Rottenborn, John 203 

Rowe, Joseph 242 

Rowlands, Donna 166 

Rowley, Carol 226 

Rozakis, Pauline 163,181 

Rudd, Barbara 246 

Runkel. Robert 70 

Rumbaugh. Dixie 176 

Rupp. Pat 176 

Rusk. Eddie 157 

Russell. Jim 212 

Ryan, Herb 92 

S 

Saffga, Jim 237 

Salasek, Marv Lou 164 

Salinas, Barry 239 

Saltis, Donald 215 

St. John. Jean 72 

Samardeya. Helen 246 

Sammon, Margie 166 

Sampsell. Sheila 70, 157. 

158. 176 

Sanchez. Lucy 164 

Sandstrom, Francis 70 

Santangelo. Frank 220 

Santoro. Michael 210, 220 

Santullo, Norma 167 

Sargent. Charlotte 240.251 

Sauer. Bob 198 

Saunders, Louise . .134. 135. 227 

Saunders, Robert 220 

Savelle. Clarence 157 

Savev, Bob 234 

Savor, Barb 163. 230 

Saxon. Henry 220 

Scadding, Tom 194 

Schaide, Marge 182 

Schauss. Richard 70 

Schiegner, Ruth 229 

Schiely, Norman 70 

Schifrer. Yvonne 230 

SchifFer, Ronald 70 

Schott, Marian 228 

Schmitkons, Davis 70,241 

Schmitt, Alice 181 

Schmitt, Jack 197 

Schneider. Diane 166,172. 

229. 244 
Schneider, Jack 135. 157, 194, 195 

Schneider, Marv Ann 176 

Schneier, Bernard . .190. 191, 252 
Schneps, Norton ...256.262.263 

Schnovell. David 157 

Schoolev, Marvlu 244 

Schott. Marian ..70.226,233.238 

Schrock, Paul 204 

Schroedel, Charles 157. 160 

Schroeder. Evelvn . .70. 133. 163. 

228. 251 

Schryer. Dorothy 167 

Schuellerman, Carol 70 

Schultheis, Virginia 167 

Schultz. Bob 70 

Schultz. Mary 226 

Schuster, Mickev 164 

Schwartz. Carol 249 

Schwartz. Clyde 70 

Schweigert, Gerald 70 

Scott, Carl 197 

Scott. Edith 229 

Seager. Carol 129. 166 

Seager. Herb 129. 130, 212 

Seager. Sue 182, 221 

Seconish. Lillian 70. 227 

Seckinger, Sondra 187 

Seese. Joelene 163 

Seibel, Pat 166 

Selzer. Shirley 134, 226 

Senften, Connie 167 

Serban, George 70 

Serschen, Lenore 178 



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Sezon. Rose Marie 166 

Shackelford, Joyce 235 

Shaffer. Dale 70, 218, 221 

Shaheen, Dick 84. 92 

Shanaberger, Doris 175 

Shattuck, Lesley 167 

Shattuck. Rachel 167 

Shaw, Raymond 237,249 

Sheperd, Betty Lou, 227. 229, 246 

Shepherd. Ed 70,197 

Shetler, Bob 70.192,212 

Shiflet, Roy 70.218,219 

Shilan, James 158, 200 

Shook, Don .... 150. 151, 222, 223 

Shoop, Glenn 70 

Shriver, Nancv 167 

Shrvock, Carole 178 

Shultz. Bob 192 

Shumaker. Lowell 71 

Shurman. William 157 

Siegenthaler, Cline 158 

Sifling. John 71. 168, 228 

Sigman, Dorothv ...71,228,229 

Silcher. Bruce 159 

Silenius. Jean 71, 228 

Simcox, Larita 71,181,226, 

229. 233. 238 

Simmons. Nancy 71, 232 

Simpson. Doris 167 

Simvon, Jan 151 

Sitter. Weldell 71 

Skinner. David 71, 194 

Skinner, Marilyn 180, 181 

Skinner, Richard 71 

Skinner, Robert 71 

Skokis, Milton 215 

Skorepa. Carol 229 

Skufca. Agnes 166, 178 

Slage, Steve 206 

Slaton, Charles 71 

Slavec. Gert 172 

Slevin, Jo Ann 71,184,232 

Slinghoff, Jack 278 

Smearman, Dan 209 

Smereina, Eugene ....71 

Smiechewicz, Norman. . .71, 192, 
193 

Smiraldo, Mario 71 

Smith, Arthur 168 

Smith, Barbara 165 

Smith, Bob 212 

Smith. Donald 71.209 

Smith, Edwin 157 

Smith, Ellen 167 

Smith. George 210,211 

Smith. Jav 241 

Smith. JoAnn 129. 181 

Smith. Lawrence 71. 220 

Smith, Marv Lou .167, 226, 229 

Smith, Phyllis 249 

Smith. Richard 71 

Smith. Robert 224 

Smith. Tom 258 

Smola. Dennis 215 

Smolko. Edward 71.146 

Snoddy, Bob 244 

Snyder, Dolores 226, 246 

Snyder, Duane .159. 189.203.248 
Snyder, Sherwin 71, 159, 218. 219 

Snyder, Wayne 71 

Soika, Donald 71 

Someroski, Jackie 231 

Sommer, Larry 71 

Southworth, Vern 71,210 

Sovey, Robert 71, 230 

Speck, Ken 147 

Spence, Bob 266 

Spencer. Pamela 71 

Spencer, Robert 71 

Speranza, Pat 178. 179 

Spetz. Jackie 178 

Spicer, Sally 182 183 

Sprague. Bud 197. 260 

Sprandel, Drenna 167 

Springer, Barbara 182 

Stahre. Gloria 182 

Stallworth, Thomas 216 

Stanton, Gail 249 

Staubus, Sally 227 

Stearns, Bev 167 

Steele, Ben 220 

Stefanchik, Mike 210 

Steiert, Katherine 228 

Stein, Don 252 

Steinbrenner, Nancv . . .176, 244 
246 

Steinhibler, Margaret 227 

Steiner. June 229,251 

Steinkemper, Joan 184,227 

Stevens, Shirley 165 

Stevick, Philip 72 



Stewart, Paul 72 

Stilwell. Sumner 197 

Stimac, Bob 266. 270 

Stitle. Carol 72 

St. John. Jean 72. 229 

Stoerkel. Thomas 72,220 

Stokes. Paul 72. 92 

Stonestreet, Jack 209 

Stopher, Bob 236 

Stralev, Don 159 

Stranger, Delmar 72,228 

Strausser, Jean 227 

Streble, Marl vn 176 

Strieker, Joseph 218, 219 

Strohl, Ginnv 222 

Stringer, Bruns 72 

Stranathan, Howard 157 

Strong, Sandra 167 

Stver, Norma 164 

Su'ebner, Elizabeth 134 

Sulecki. Gerald 198 

Suloff, Dave 220 

Summer, Mary Alyce. . . .72, 227 

Sturdevant. Eugene 72 

Stutzman. Mary 72 

Suckel. Virginia 72 

Sumner, Alvce 72, 176, 227 

Suehla. Shirlev 249 

Swift, Pat 230, 235 

Swaim, Frank 72 

Swain. Helen 72 

Swaisgood. John 157, 160 

Swebner, Elizabeth 134 

Swimmer, Nancy 187 

Swinehart, Lonnie 194 

Switka, Joan 166 

Szaniszlo, Jovce .72. 172, 173, 188 

Szili. Edward 72 

Szoke, Marian 150 

T 

Tabler, David 160 

Taddeo. Frank 232 

Tarr, Earl 72 

Tate, Dick 266 

Taylor, Carol 173. 229 

Tavlor. Jane 166. 244, 246 

Taylor. Kenneth 168, 249 

Tavlor. Larry 72. 159. 209 

Tecca, Gilbert 157 

Tecca. Patricia 72, 232 

Teiberis. Andrew 194 

Teklin, Herb 72 

Telling. Wavne 197 

Telzrow, Tom 160 

Tersigni, Rita 182 

Terveer. Phil 72 

Theobold. Barbara 166 

Thigpen. Jeanne 72, 182. 183.222 

Thomas. Alan .72 

Thomas. Andrew 131. 215 

Thomas. Dick 236 

Thomas. Jean 72. 182 

Thomas, June 149 

Thomas, June 72, 149 

Thomasson, Dave 278.279 

Thompson. Jean 167 

Thompson. Mary 166. 167 

Thornberry, Dale 260,261 

Thorpe, Louann 166 

Thur, Evelyn 232 

Todd, Nancy 164 

Todd, Ronald . . 158. 228, 235, 237 

Tollotti, Dick 197, 274, 275 

Tomasin. Charles 74,158 

Tompos, Len 203 

Tomson, Mary 166 

Toney, Barbara .... 184. 221. 235 

Toot. Carl 159. 234 

Torok. Frank 114.212 

Totten, Mike 260 

Tracy. Albert 220 

Travis, George 129. 168. 236 

Tremmel. Carl 74.159 

Tremmel, Mary 74, 228 

Trevis, Nancy 184 

Tripodi, Rocco 74 

Truby , Allen 74 

Tsarwhas, Theana 74, 178 

Tucker. Betty 162 

Tucker. Donald 168 

Turchik. Steve 212 

Turner, Frank 204 

Turner, Philip 158 

Turpin, Jim 210 

Tushar, Jim 195 

Tutolo, Dan 215 

Twaddle, David 194 

Twark, John 276, 277 

Twark, Peter 74 



Twary, Don 206 

U 

Umbach. Kathrvn 74,184, 

185, 227 

Underhill, Edward 71 

Underhill, Ned 210, 211 

Ungar, Phil 71.200,221 

Upson. Jack 74 

Urchek, Jack 266 

V 

Valentine. Pauline 167 

Van Almen, Peggy 178 

VanDress. Mike 204 

Van Dvne, Marjorie 166 

Vargo," Marilyn 91, 166 

Vasquez. Chuck 218 

Vaughan, Karlvn 129, 164 

Vcelka, Barbara 226.229 

Velo, Bill 192,237 

Velsy, Dick 151,212 

Vencel. John 74 

Vender. Marie 74, 172 

Vensel. Art 212 

Veon, Donna 176. 177, 227 

Verba, Jim 241 

Verheyden. Ann 74 

Veroneau, Donald 74 

Vickers. Bettv ..74.181.226.230 

Vignal, Sally" 167 

Vinciguerra, Anthony 220 

Vinck, Roger 74 

Volkey, Arlene 172, 188 

Volkman, Audrey 176 

Voss. Joanne 172, 173 

W 

Wachtel, Paul 74 

Wagar, Meredith 164 

Wagner, Ted 151 

Wagoner, Rav 210 

Walas, Jack 151. 222 

Walensa. Roberta 175, 247 

Walk, Rolland 74 

Walker, Bill . . . 192, 256, 262, 263 

Walker, James 74 

Walker. Peg 74, 184, 185. 228, 229 

Walker. Ralph 231 

Walker. Roger 192 

Walker, Saundra 229 

Walter, Beverlv 226 

Walters. David' . .74, 134, 244, 245 

Walters. Jerome 157 

Walther. David 160 

Waltner, Marilyn 163 

Walus. Michael 160 

Wang. Ming-Chewn 74 

Wanous. Lois 184 

Ward, Gabby 197 

Warholack. Thomas 215 

Waring. Sandra 176 

Warlow. Hannah 167 

Warmee. Sandra ...74.145.180, 
181. 226 

Warnar. Walter 237 

Warner, Bob 204 

Warner, Charles 204 

Warner, Earl 74, 231 

Warren, Sue 178, 246 

Watkins, Charles 241 

Watson, George 75 

Watt. John 216, 239 

Way. Fred 228 

Webb, Russ 244,245 

Weber, John 75 

Weber, Ron 212 

Webster, Joan . .75. 115. 126. 129. 
145. 182. 22li 

Wedewen, Uni 182 

Weinstein, Elaine 75 

Weller, Tom 249 

Wells, Richard 168. 235. 237 

Wendel. Jerome 231 

Wendt. Judy 167 

Wenger. Erva 166 

Wessler. Carol 181 

West, Chuck 159 

West, Melvin 266 

Westlake, Ruth 162, 181, 222 

Westphalinger, Judythe 75 

Wetshtein. Bill 232 

Whatley, Jay 157 

Wheaton, Marilyn ..75.228.232 
Whisler, Jerome 75. 189. 200, 201 

Whissen, Thomas 75 

Whitacre, Glenda 227 

Whitaker, Fran 176 

White. Al 218 

White. Barbara 75,164 



White, Connie 187 

White, Gilbert 75.218 

White. Karen 244 

Whiteman, Marilyn 75.227. 

228, 246 

Whitlev, James 132,216,220, 

242, 260. 261, 266, 267 

Whitlev, William .168,216,220. 

242. 266, 269 

Whitmer. Jerry 189, 195 

Whvte, Carolyn 164, 220 

Wick, Bob 194 

Wicks, Bernice 239 

Widdows. Shirley 75,227 

Widican, Dorothv 166 

Wiebrecht, James . .75. 244, 245 

Wigglesworth, Lois 134 

Wilcox, Ralph 221 

Wilder, Pat 167 

Wilev, Elizabeth 155 

Wilev. Ken 196. 197 

Wiley. Lynn 130, 187 

Willaman, Joan 233 

Willet, Richard 251 

Williams, Bob 189. 194. 195 

Wilson. Kathv 167 

Williams, Bob 194. 195 

Williams, Chester 209,274 

Williams, Jack 204 

Williams, Jim 236 

Williamson, Bill 75 

Williamson. John 192 

Wilson. Dolores 175 

Wilson, Herb 200,237 

Wilson. Marjorie 221, 246 

Wilson, Ruth 181 

Wilton, Shirlev 246 

Winbigler, Ann 229.251 

Wince. Bevington 75 

Winkelman, Jeanette 167 

Winkler. Jeanette 165 

Winne, Ann 75 

Winter, Don 206, 278 

Wisbaum, Jerrv 191 

Wise. Dave 204 

Wiseman, Nancy . . .135, 176, 228 

Wlasuk. Helen 167 

Wolfe, Sheldon 75, 242 

Wolfendale, Alan 210 

Wonsetler, Mary 246 

Wood, Carole 227 

Wood. William 244, 245 

Woods, Herschell 75 

Woodlam. John 75 

Woodv. Shirlev 167 

Woolam, Ed 209 

Worcester, Keith 206 

Worlev, Lvle 157 

Worrall, Fave 176 

Wren, Norman 75. 228. 229 

Wright, Bill 204 

Wright, Dolores ... .229, 244. 246 

Wright. Irene 227 

Wright, John 204 

Wright, Mary 166 

Wright, Robert 75 

Wright. Shirlev 222 

Wylie. Elizabeth 155 

Y 

Yeagley, Julia 75. 175. 222 

Yie. Roy 134 

Yochum, Joyce 166 

Yockey . Nancy Jo 167 

Yost, George 197 

Young. Barbara 167 

Young. Bas 75, 209 

Young, Carl 234, 237 

Young, Lorrie 234 

Youngen, Lois 75, 181, 226, 

228, 230. 235 
Younkman. Dave 194 

Z 

Zak. Judy 166, 187 

Zalar, Anthony 168 

Zapiler, Karen 75 

Zboray, John 231 

Zervoudis, Evangeline 233 

Zetts, Joanne 166 

Zimmerman, Art 260 

Zingale, Carole 166 

Zink, Gary 194 

Zink, Joseph 75, 209 

Zinsmeister, Joyce 184 

Zinz, William 158,237 

Zofko, Ed 206, 266 

Zucker, Ralph . . .75, 89, 190, 191. 

224, 225. 252 

Zuk, Catherine 178 



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To the students and faculty of Kent State University, 

Most authors take a page or two to write a preface for their book, and many yearbook editors devote 
a page to thank the many people who help in producing a publication of this type, and also to inform the 
readers as to just what it takes to produce a yearbook. I find myself no exception. 

A yearbook is a mechanical production, and without the finest professional help from the companies 
that service the yearbook, it would be impossible to come up with a top notch publication. My sincerest 
thanks to Russ Benson, Fred Noer, Frank Persell and Margaret Carey of the Indianapolis Engraving 
Co.; Jud Rinebold of the Gray Printing Co.; and Jim Sams and Bob Wilson of Kingsport Press Inc. 
Without the extra help of these people, ones who the students never see or meet, the Burr would never 
have been published, and they, along with the countless number of men working under their supervision, 
deserve a great deal of credit in producing the '55 book. 

Someone figured out that more than 7,000 man hours of work went into the 1955 edition of the 
Chestnut Burr, and its probably more than that by the time the hours of actual physical production are 
included. 

It's impossible to produce a 304 page volume without a staff, and it was a small one because we eli- 
minated those who didn't really want to work. I can't begin to mention names, because I would certainly 
leave someone out. So to all the staff members who worked to make the Burr a success, my deepest 
thanks — and I hope the work on the Burr didn't ruin too many point averages. 

No one man in the University was of more help than the Burr's advisor, Professor Dario Politella. 
I more than appreciate his help and guidance, as well as the times when it was necessary for him to push 
us as much as possible. Without his help and suggestions, the Burr would lack many things. 

Yes, and there is my special thanks to the people who were not directly associated with the staff, 
but who did so much to help me personally when help was needed. These were the three or four people 
who were willing to put up with an editor's troubles, and then pitch in and help with the work when the 
staff couldn't get it done. 

The Burr is a good public relations book for the University, it competes and makes a favorable im- 
pression with other universities, and it is read by many parents, but there is only one sign of a successful 
yearbook. An All-American rating is a wonderful thing to receive in the yearly yearbook competition, and 
we have been shooting for one since we began planning the book last summer, but the only sign of a 
success is if the book is what KSU students want. From the start we have tried to keep the students, or 
at least a majority of them, in mind, and the book is produced for the Kent State University students and 
faculty, and with no other purpose in mind. 

We've increased the size by 32 pages, added color photos, produced a special case for the cover, and 
done everything possible to make the book more interesting for you, the students and faculty. 

We've tried to cover and include as many events as possible. Naturally some have been left out, but 
we have not meant to slight anyone. 

Copy is written, checked, and re-written, but still errors crop up, and we only hope we have not 
made any that are very serious, and if we have, our apologies because we certainly did not make them on 
purpose. 

Producing a yearbook takes a lot of time and patience as well as good photographs and top writing. 
We've tried to include both in the 1955 Chestnut Burr. We started last spring when we began taking 
pictures and talking ideas. Then during the summer the book was laid out and a dummy drawn up, and 
again, we talked over new ideas. 

Winter quarter, and we started moving. It was slow at first. The picture editor was sick the entire 
quarter, the chief-photographer was not in school, and it was a new staff with much of the load being 
carried by inexperienced people. Events were covered, pictures taken, stories written, and somehow the 
first of the copy went to the printer before Christmas vacation. 

Then we got some encouragement about the time Winter quarter began as our picture editor got off 
the sick list, our chief photographer returned to school, and by then the staff had fast become veterans. 
At last we moved into what I considered high gear as copy and pictures were sent on the way to the en- 
graver and printer and we began to check the first of the completed page proofs. Then, all at once it 
seemed the whole staff, from the editor on down, caught the flu, and we got behind in production. In 
the final weeks of the quarter we had to push it. The largest batch of pictures went to engraver and the 
greatest amount of copy went to the printers during finals week. 

While most of the staff was enjoying spring vacation, some of us had to keep going every day to 
finish the index. Now, in Spring quarter, this letter completes the copy, the pictures have all gone to 
the engraver, the covers are at the binders waiting to be bound around the pages, and there are only a 
few more pages to be marked with a final "OK". A person often wonders how the book ever gets fin- 
ished, but somehow it does. 

Thanks again to everyone for all the help and to the KSU students and faculty, we hope we have 
brought you the kind of yearbook that you want. 

The Editor 
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